Upstream information

CVE-2007-5939 at MITRE

Description

The gss_userok function in appl/ftp/ftpd/gss_userok.c in Heimdal 0.7.2 does not allocate memory for the ticketfile pointer before calling free, which allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via an invalid username. NOTE: the vulnerability was originally reported for ftpd.c, but this is incorrect.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 346750 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • heimdal >= 0.4e-425
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.4e-425
slrs8.x86
ul1.s390
core9.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 12015
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • heimdal >= 0.4e-424
  • heimdal-devel >= 0.4e-424
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.4e-424
slrs8.x86
ul1.s390
core9.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 12015
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Open Enterprise Server
  • heimdal >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-devel >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-tools >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
slrs8.x86
ul1.s390
core9.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 12015
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • heimdal >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-devel >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-devel-32bit >= 9-200712111659
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
  • heimdal-lib-32bit >= 9-200712111659
  • heimdal-tools >= 0.6.1rc3-55.27
slrs8.x86
ul1.s390
core9.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 12015