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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9423

The svcauth_gss_accept_sec_context function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.11.x through 1.11.5, 1.12.x through 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.1 transmits uninitialized interposer data to clients, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory by sniffing the network for data in a handle field.
Publish Date : 2015-02-19 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
AIX NAS allows remote users to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29181 unix
RHSA-2015:0439: krb5 security, bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150439 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9423

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 10

- References For CVE-2014-9423 CONFIRM
BID 72503 MIT Kerberos 5 CVE-2014-9423 Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2015-02-11
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0255
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0439
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0290
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0257

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9423

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