CVE-2006-6143

NameCVE-2006-6143
DescriptionThe RPC library in Kerberos 5 1.4 through 1.4.4, and 1.5 through 1.5.1, as used in Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and other products that use this library, calls an uninitialized function pointer in freed memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze7fixed
squeeze (lts)1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze9fixed
wheezy1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u3fixed
jessie, sid1.12.1+dfsg-18fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.4.4-6high
krb5sourcesarge(not affected)

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