CVE Database

CVE-2004-1189

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2004-12-21

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The add_to_history function in svr_principal.c in libkadm5srv for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.3.5, when performing a password change, does not properly track the password policy's history count and the maximum number of keys, which can cause an array index out-of-bounds error and may allow authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2004-1189 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (krb5) RHSA-2005:012 January 19, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (krb5) RHSA-2005:012 January 19, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (krb5) RHSA-2005:045 February 15, 2005

External References

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