The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.4.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (apllication crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certain valid TCP or UDP request.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (krb5)||RHSA-2005:562||July 12, 2005|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (krb5)||RHSA-2005:562||July 12, 2005|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (krb5)||RHSA-2005:567||July 12, 2005|
Red Hat would like to thank the MIT Kerberos Development Team and Daniel Wachdorf for their responsible disclosure of this issue.
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