MIT Kerberos process_tgs_req() denial of service
|kerberos-processtgsreq-dos (71655)||Medium Risk|
MIT Kerberos is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the process_tgs_req() function. By sending a specially-crafted TGS request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the KDC daemon to crash.
Denial of Service
Refer to MITKRB5-SA-2011-007 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- MITKRB5-SA-2011-007: KDC null pointer dereference in TGS handling.
- BID-50929: MIT Kerberos KDC TGS Handling NULL Pointer Dereference Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-1530: The process_tgs_req function in do_tgs_req.c in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted TGS request that triggers an error other than the KRB5_KDB_NOENTRY error.
- OSVDB ID: 77572: MIT Kerberos 5 src/kdc/do_tgs_req.c process_tgs_req() Function TGS Request Parsing Remote DoS
- RHSA-2011-1790: Moderate: krb5 security update
- SA47124: Kerberos KDC "process_tgs_req()" NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability
- MIT Kerberos 5
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.0
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.0.6
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.1
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.1.1
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.2 Beta1
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.2 Beta2
- MIT Kerberos 5 1.3.3
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.3
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.4
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.5
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.6
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.7
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.8
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.8.4
- MIT Kerberos 5-1.9
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Dec 06, 2011
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