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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      Last Modified:  12/31/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6143
Original release date:
12/31/2006
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2375 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-033
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2376 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-034
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Apr/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:004
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-21.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200701-21
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017493 External Source SECTRACK 1017493
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-002-rpc.txt Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-002-rpc.txt
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/481564 Patch; Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#481564
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:008 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:008
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.006.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.006
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456406/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070109 MITKRB5-SA-2006-002: kadmind (via RPC lib) calls uninitialized function pointer
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21970 External Source BID 21970
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-408-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-408-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-009B.html Patch; Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-009B
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-109A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-109A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0111 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0111
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1470 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1470
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31422 External Source XF kerberos-rpc-code-execution(31422)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-925 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-925

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