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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0082

The Key Distribution Center (KDC) in Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.2.7 and earlier allows remote, authenticated attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) on KDCs within the same realm using a certain protocol request that causes the KDC to corrupt its heap (aka "buffer underrun").
Publish Date : 2003-04-02 Last Update Date : 2020-01-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 Service
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 important 2003-03-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Kerberos 5 KDC Heap Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2536 unix
Kerberos 5 KDC Buffer Underrun in Principle Name Handling oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4430 unix
Kerberos KDC Heap Corruption Denial of Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:244 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-2003-0082

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application MIT Kerberos 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 1.2.2.beta1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application MIT Kerberos 5 1.3 Alpha1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
MIT Kerberos 2
MIT Kerberos 5 12

- References For CVE-2003-0082
BID 7185 MIT Kerberos 5 Principal Name Buffer Underrun Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4430
REDHAT RHSA-2003:051
REDHAT RHSA-2003:091
REDHAT RHSA-2003:052
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2536
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:244
BUGTRAQ 20030331 GLSA: krb5 & mit-krb5 (200303-28)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0082

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