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CVE-2010-0628 Detail

Description

The spnego_gss_accept_sec_context function in lib/gssapi/spnego/spnego_mech.c in the SPNEGO GSS-API functionality in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.7 before 1.7.2 and 1.8 before 1.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon crash) via an invalid packet that triggers incorrect preparation of an error token.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/25/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0628
Original release date:
03/25/2010
Last revised:
03/31/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 (03/26/2010)

Not vulnerable. This flaw does not affect MIT krb5 as provided in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-002.txt External Source CONFIRM http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-002.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/510281/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20100323 MITKRB5-SA-2010-002 denial of service in SPNEGO [CVE-2010-0628 VU#839413]
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38904 Patch External Source BID 38904
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-916-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-916-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=566258 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=566258

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