Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name CVE-2007-5902 First vendor Publication 2007-12-05
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-01-21

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 10 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Integer overflow in the svcauth_gss_get_principal function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a large length value for a GSS client name in an RPC request.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5902

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-189 Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-07-23 Name : Ubuntu Update for krb5 vulnerability USN-940-2
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_940_2.nasl
2010-05-28 Name : Ubuntu Update for krb5 vulnerabilities USN-940-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_940_1.nasl
2010-04-09 Name : Ubuntu Update for krb5 vulnerabilities USN-924-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_924_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
44748 MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c svcauth_gss_get_principal Functi...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2013-03-09 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-924-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-22 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-940-2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-05-20 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-940-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-01-16 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_krb5-4851.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-01-16 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_krb5-4852.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26750
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489883/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0112
FULLDISC http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Dec/0176.html
MISC http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199214
OSVDB http://osvdb.org/44748
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/28636
SUSE http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report....
UBUNTU http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-924-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1192

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