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CVE-2007-5471 Detail

Description

libgssapi before 0.6-13.7, as used by the ISC BIND named daemon in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP 1, terminates upon an initialization error, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a GSS-TSIG request. NOTE: this issue probably affects other daemons that attempt to initialize this library within a chroot configuration or other invalid configuration.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/15/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5471
Original release date:
10/15/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/23/2007)

Not vulnerable. The versions of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 do not support GSS-TSIG and are not linked with libgssapi library.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26076 Patch External Source BID 26076
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37233 External Source XF libgssapi-bind-suse-gsstsig-dos(37233)
https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/936/3665923_f.SAL_Public.html Patch External Source CONFIRM https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/936/3665923_f.SAL_Public.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:10:sp1:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*

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