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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2013.0558.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2013:0558-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Kerberos 5' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0558-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Kerberos 5' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0558-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for Kerberos 5 fixes one security issue:

The KDC plugin for PKINIT can dereference a null pointer when processing malformed packets, leading to a crash of the KDC process. (bnc#806715, CVE-2013-1415)

Additionally, it improves compatibility with processes that handle large numbers of open files. (bnc#787272)

Affected Software/OS:
'Kerberos 5' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1415
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:157
http://secunia.com/advisories/55040
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0523 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00090.html
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