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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5471

libgssapi before 0.6-13.7, as used by the ISC BIND named daemon in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP 1, terminates upon an initialization error, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a GSS-TSIG request. NOTE: this issue probably affects other daemons that attempt to initialize this library within a chroot configuration or other invalid configuration.
Publish Date : 2007-10-15 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. The versions of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 do not support GSS-TSIG and are not linked with libgssapi library.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5471 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075471 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5471

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Suse Suse Linux 10 SP1 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Suse Suse Linux 1

- References For CVE-2007-5471

http://secunia.com/advisories/27189
SECUNIA 27189
http://osvdb.org/40935
OSVDB 40935
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/37233
XF libgssapi-bind-suse-gsstsig-dos(37233)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26076
BID 26076 Novell SUSE ISC BIND Named LibGSSAPI Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-26
https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/936/3665923_f.SAL_Public.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5471

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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