Public Date:
1026942: CVE-2013-1418 krb5: multi-realm KDC null dereference leads to crash
It was found that if a KDC served multiple realms, certain requests could cause the setup_server_realm() function to dereference a NULL pointer. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash the KDC using a specially crafted request.

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CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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-2014:1389 2014-10-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (krb5) RHSA-2014:1245 2014-09-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 krb5 Not affected