CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-11-30
Bugzilla: 648734: CVE-2010-1323 krb5: incorrect acceptance of certain checksums (MITKRB5-SA-2010-007)
IAVA: 2011-A-0066


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 1.7.x, and 1.8.x through 1.8.3 does not properly determine the acceptability of checksums, which might allow remote attackers to modify user-visible prompt text, modify a response to a Key Distribution Center (KDC), or forge a KRB-SAFE message via certain checksums that (1) are unkeyed or (2) use RC4 keys.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1323 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (krb5) RHSA-2010:0926 November 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (krb5) RHSA-2010:0926 November 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (krb5) RHSA-2010:0925 November 30, 2010

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the MIT Kerberos Team for reporting this issue.

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