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CVE-2007-0956 Detail

Description

The telnet daemon (telnetd) in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain system access via a username beginning with a '-' character, a similar issue to CVE-2007-0882.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/05/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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

Evaluator Solution

The vendor will address this issue in the upcoming krb5-1.6.1 release.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070401-01-P.asc
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Apr/0001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-02.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102867-1
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2007-001-telnetd.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1276 Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/220816 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:077
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0095.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464590/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464666/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464814/30/7170/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23281
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017848
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-449-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-093B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1218
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1249
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33414
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10046

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10046
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10046

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0956
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018