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CVE-2011-0284

Impact: Important
Public: 2011-03-15
Bugzilla: 674325: CVE-2011-0284 krb5 (krb5kdc): Double-free flaw by handling error messages upon receiving certain AS_REQ's (MITKRB5-SA-2011-003)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Double free vulnerability in the prepare_error_as function in do_as_req.c in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.7 through 1.9, when the PKINIT feature is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an e_data field containing typed data.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0284 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5
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 6 (krb5) RHSA-2011:0356 March 16, 2011

External References

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