CVE-2007-4743

NameCVE-2007-4743
DescriptionThe original patch for CVE-2007-3999 in svc_auth_gss.c in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4 through 1.6.2, as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) and other applications that use krb5, does not correctly check the buffer length in some environments and architectures, which might allow remote attackers to conduct a buffer overflow attack.
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-1387-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs441209, 441393

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
librpcsecgss (PTS)wheezy0.19-5fixed
buster, jessie, stretch, sid0.19-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.6.dfsg.1-7high441209
krb5sourceetch1.4.4-7etch4highDSA-1367-1
krb5sourcesarge(not affected)
librpcsecgsssource(unstable)0.14-4high441393
librpcsecgsssourceetch0.14-2etch3highDSA-1387-1

Notes

[sarge] - krb5 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.kerberos.announce/86
1.6.dfsg.1-7 somehow already includes the updated version

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