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CVE-2007-5901 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the gss_indicate_mechs function in lib/gssapi/mechglue/g_initialize.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) has unknown impact and attack vectors. NOTE: this might be the result of a typo in the source code.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/05/2007

Evaluator Description

Information from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
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 (12/14/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5901 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199214 Exploit
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0176.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0321.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-31.xml
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-924-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:069
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0164.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26750 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2012
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11451
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00537.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00544.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11451
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11451

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5901
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017