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HP-UX Running Kerberos Remote Denial of Service (DoS) Execution of Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7344

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • HP-UX 11
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-2442
Product(s):