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CVE-2007-2442

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2007-06-26
Bugzilla:
245547: CVE-2007-2442 krb5 RPC library unitialized pointer free

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The gssrpc__svcauth_gssapi function in the RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.6.1 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a zero-length RPC credential, which causes kadmind to free an uninitialized pointer during cleanup.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2442 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0562 2007-06-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0562 2007-06-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0384 2007-06-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0384 2007-06-26

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