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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2007-5939
Last Modified 15 Nov 2008 02:02:43
Published 06 Dec 2007 10:46:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5939

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Heimdal 0.7.2


References

OSVDB - 44750

CONFIRM - http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199207

BID - 26758

MANDRIVA - MDKSA-2007:239

SECTRACK - 1019057

FULLDISC - 20071207 Heimdal ftpd uninitialized vulnerability


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:20