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CVE-2006-6143 Detail

Description

The RPC library in Kerberos 5 1.4 through 1.4.4, and 1.5 through 1.5.1, as used in Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and other products that use this library, calls an uninitialized function pointer in freed memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 ship with versions of Kerberos 5 prior to version 1.4 and are therefore not affected by these vulnerabilities. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2375
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2376
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Apr/msg00001.html
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-21.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017493
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-002-rpc.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/481564 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:008
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.006.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456406/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21970
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-408-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-009B.html Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-109A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0111
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1470
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31422
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-925

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6143
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017