CVE-2007-3999

NameCVE-2007-3999
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the svcauth_gss_validate function in lib/rpc/svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library (librpcsecgss) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and some third-party applications that use krb5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and probably execute arbitrary code via a long string in an RPC message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1367-1, DSA-1368-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u7fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.15~beta1-1fixed
sid1.15-1fixed
librpcsecgss (PTS)wheezy0.19-5fixed
stretch, sid, jessie0.19-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.6.dfsg.1-7high
krb5sourceetch1.4.4-7etch4highDSA-1367-1
krb5sourcesarge(not affected)
librpcsecgsssource(unstable)0.14-3high
librpcsecgsssourceetch0.14-2etch1highDSA-1368-1

Notes

[sarge] - krb5 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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