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CVE-2008-0947 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the RPC library used by libgssrpc and kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a large number of open file descriptors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00006.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497213107107&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-31.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3752
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022520.html
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5022542.html
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2008-002.txt
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1524
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/374121 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:070
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0164.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489762/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489784/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28302
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019631
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-587-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0922/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1102/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41273
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10984
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:10984
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10984

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0947
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018