Vulnerability CVE-2008-0947


Published: 2008-03-18   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Buffer overflow in the RPC library used by libgssrpc and kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a large number of open file descriptors.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
double-free, uninitialized data vulnerabilities in krb5kdc
MIT Kerberos Tea...
19.03.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
MIT -> Kerberos 
MIT -> Kerberos 5 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00006.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497213107107&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-31.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3752
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022520.html
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022542.html
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2008-002.txt
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1524
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/374121
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:070
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0164.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489762/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489784/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28302
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019631
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-587-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079B.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0922/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1102/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41273
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10984
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00537.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00544.html

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