MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities

2013-12-16T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201312-12
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2013-12-16T00:00:00

Description

Background

MIT Kerberos 5 is a suite of applications that implement the Kerberos network protocol.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Key Distribution Center in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker could impersonate a kadmind server and send a specially crafted packet to the password change port, which can result in a ping-pong condition and a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.11.4"