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CVE-2012-1013

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-06-01
Bugzilla: 827517: CVE-2012-1013 krb5: kadmind denial of service

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The check_1_6_dummy function in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.8.x, 1.9.x, and 1.10.x before 1.10.2 allows remote authenticated administrators to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a KRB5_KDB_DISALLOW_ALL_TIX create request that lacks a password.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1013 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 and 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
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-2012:1131 July 31, 2012

External References

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