ID CVE-2007-5901
Summary Use-after-free vulnerability in the gss_indicate_mechs function in lib/gssapi/mechglue/g_initialize.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) has unknown impact and attack vectors. NOTE: this might be the result of a typo in the source code. Information from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 6.9 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:08.176-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Use-after-free vulnerability in the gss_indicate_mechs function in lib/gssapi/mechglue/g_initialize.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) has unknown impact and attack vectors. NOTE: this might be the result of a typo in the source code.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11451
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Use-after-free vulnerability in the gss_indicate_mechs function in lib/gssapi/mechglue/g_initialize.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) has unknown impact and attack vectors. NOTE: this might be the result of a typo in the source code.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:0164
rpms
  • krb5-devel-0:1.6.1-17.el5_1.1
  • krb5-libs-0:1.6.1-17.el5_1.1
  • krb5-server-0:1.6.1-17.el5_1.1
  • krb5-workstation-0:1.6.1-17.el5_1.1
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
bid 26750
confirm
fedora
  • FEDORA-2008-2637
  • FEDORA-2008-2647
fulldisc
  • 20071208 MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • 20071208 Venustech reports of MIT krb5 vulns [CVE-2007-5894 CVE-2007-5901 CVE-2007-5902 CVE-2007-5971 CVE-2007-5972]
gentoo GLSA-200803-31
mandriva MDVSA-2008:069
misc http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199214
osvdb 43346
secunia
  • 29451
  • 29464
  • 29516
  • 39290
ubuntu USN-924-1
vupen ADV-2008-0924
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-12-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5901 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 06-12-2007 - 02:46
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