The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The SSL/TLS handshaking code in OpenSSL 0.9.7a, 0.9.7b, and 0.9.7c, when using Kerberos ciphersuites, does not properly check the length of Kerberos tickets during a handshake, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SSL/TLS handshake that causes an out-of-bounds read.
Find out more about CVE-2004-0112 from the
MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.