Skip to navigation

CVE Database

CVE-2011-1529

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-10-18
Bugzilla: 737711: CVE-2011-1527 CVE-2011-1528 CVE-2011-1529 CVE-2011-4151 krb5: KDC denial of service vulnerabilities (MITKRB5-SA-2011-006)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The lookup_lockout_policy function in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.8 through 1.8.4 and 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the db2 (aka Berkeley DB) or LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via vectors that trigger certain process_as_req errors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1529 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of krb5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (krb5) RHSA-2011:1379 October 18, 2011

External References

http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-006.txt

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.