CVE-2007-5894 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** The reply function in ftpd.c in the gssftp ftpd in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) does not initialize the length variable when auth_type has a certain value, which has unknown impact and remote authenticated attack vectors. NOTE: the original disclosure misidentifies the conditions under which the uninitialized variable is used. NOTE: the vendor disputes this issue, stating " The 'length' variable is only uninitialized if 'auth_type' is neither the 'KERBEROS_V4' nor 'GSSAPI'; this condition cannot occur in the unmodified source code."


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/14/2007)

This issue is not a vulnerability, for more information see http://marc.info/?m=119743235325151

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199205
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0176.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0321.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26750
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2012

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5894
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020
Source:
MITRE