Kerberos vulnerabilities

2010-04-07T00:00:00
ID USN-924-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2010-04-07T00:00:00

Description

Sol Jerome discovered that the Kerberos kadmind service did not correctly free memory. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the kadmind process, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0629)

It was discovered that Kerberos did not correctly free memory in the GSSAPI library. If a remote attacker were able to manipulate an application using GSSAPI carefully, the service could crash, leading to a denial of service. (Ubuntu 8.10 was not affected.) (CVE-2007-5901, CVE-2007-5971)

It was discovered that Kerberos did not correctly free memory in the GSSAPI and kdb libraries. If a remote attacker were able to manipulate an application using these libraries carefully, the service could crash, leading to a denial of service. (Only Ubuntu 8.04 LTS was affected.) (CVE-2007-5902, CVE-2007-5972)