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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1175

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certain valid TCP or UDP request.
Publish Date : 2005-07-18 Last Update Date : 2020-01-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-04-26 2005-07-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Heap-based buffer overflow in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9902 unix
MIT Kerberos 5 Key Distribution Center Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:736 unix
RHSA-2005:562: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050562 unix
RHSA-2005:562: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005562 unix
RHSA-2005:567: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005567 unix
RHSA-2005:567: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050567 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1175

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 5 9

- References For CVE-2005-1175
BUGTRAQ 20050712 MITKRB5-SA-2005-002: buffer overflow, heap corruption in KDC
VUPEN ADV-2006-2074
VUPEN ADV-2005-1066
SECTRACK 1014460
REDHAT RHSA-2005:562
REDHAT RHSA-2005:567
BID 14236 MIT Kerberos 5 Key Distribution Center Remote Single Byte Heap Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-06-02
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:017
TURBO TLSA-2005-78
CERT-VN VU#885830
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
SGI 20050703-01-U
XF kerberos-kdc-krb5-udp-tcp-bo(21328)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9902
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:736

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1175

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