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CVE-2007-3999

Published: 5 September 2007

Stack-based buffer overflow in the svcauth_gss_validate function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library (librpcsecgss) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and some third-party applications that use krb5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and probably execute arbitrary code via a long string in an RPC message.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
krb5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (1.4.3-5ubuntu0.6)
edgy
Released (1.4.3-9ubuntu1.5)
feisty
Released (1.4.4-5ubuntu3.3)
upstream Needs triage

librpcsecgss
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (0.7-0ubuntu1.2)
edgy
Released (0.13-2ubuntu0.2)
feisty
Released (0.14-2ubuntu1.2)
upstream Needs triage