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HistoryDec 08, 2011 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu 11.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-1290-1)

2011-12-0800:00:00
Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
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8

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

EPSS

0.013

Percentile

86.0%

Simo Sorce discovered that a NULL pointer dereference existed in the Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC). An authenticated remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1290-1. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See 
# <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered 
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(57048);
  script_version("1.10");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:27");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-1530");
  script_bugtraq_id(50929);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1290-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 11.10 : krb5 vulnerability (USN-1290-1)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Simo Sorce discovered that a NULL pointer dereference existed in the
Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC). An authenticated remote
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://usn.ubuntu.com/1290-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected krb5-kdc package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-kdc");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2011/12/08");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2011/12/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2011/12/08");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/cpu", "Host/Ubuntu", "Host/Ubuntu/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("ubuntu.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/Ubuntu/release");
if ( isnull(release) ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu");
release = chomp(release);
if (! preg(pattern:"^(11\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 11.10", "Ubuntu " + release);
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l") ) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Ubuntu", cpu);

flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"11.10", pkgname:"krb5-kdc", pkgver:"1.9.1+dfsg-1ubuntu2.2")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
    extra      : ubuntu_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = ubuntu_pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "krb5-kdc");
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
canonicalubuntu_linuxkrb5-kdcp-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krb5-kdc
canonicalubuntu_linux11.10cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

EPSS

0.013

Percentile

86.0%