CVE-2007-0957

NameCVE-2007-0957
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the krb5_klog_syslog function in the kadm5 library, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and Key Distribution Center (KDC), in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code and modify the Kerberos key database via crafted arguments, possibly involving certain format string specifiers.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1276-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)wheezy1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u8fixed
jessie1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.15-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.15.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.4.4-8high
krb5sourceetch1.4.4-7etch1highDSA-1276-1
krb5sourcesarge1.3.6-2sarge4highDSA-1276-1

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