(RHSA-2018:3071) Low: krb5 security, bug fix, and enhancement update

2018-10-30T08:15:51
ID RHSA-2018:3071
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-10-30T09:25:29

Description

Kerberos is a network authentication system, which can improve the security of your network by eliminating the insecure practice of sending passwords over the network in unencrypted form. It allows clients and servers to authenticate to each other with the help of a trusted third party, the Kerberos key distribution center (KDC).

Security Fix(es):

  • krb5: null dereference in kadmind or DN container check bypass by supplying special crafted data (CVE-2018-5729)

  • krb5: DN container check bypass by supplying special crafted data (CVE-2018-5730)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.