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CVE-2002-2443

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2002-06-16
Bugzilla: 962531: CVE-2002-2443 krb5: UDP ping-pong flaw in kpasswd

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

schpw.c in the kpasswd service in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.11.3 does not properly validate UDP packets before sending responses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged packet that triggers a communication loop, as demonstrated by krb_pingpong.nasl, a related issue to CVE-1999-0103.

Find out more about CVE-2002-2443 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (krb5) RHSA-2013:0942 June 12, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (krb5) RHSA-2013:0942 June 12, 2013

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