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CVE-2007-5972 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in the krb5_def_store_mkey function in lib/kdb/kdb_default.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.5 has unknown impact and remote authenticated attack vectors. NOTE: the free operations occur in code that stores the krb5kdc master key, and so the attacker must have privileges to store this key.

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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
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)

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199211
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0176.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0321.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-924-1
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26750
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-940-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1192
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2012

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5972
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
05/27/2010