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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-114

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the way the MIT Kerberos KDC handled initial authentication requests (AS-REQ). A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash the KDC via a specially-crafted AS-REQ request. (CVE-2012-1015 )A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the MIT Kerberos administration daemon, kadmind. A Kerberos administrator who has the create privilege could use this flaw to crash kadmind. (CVE-2012-1013 )

Solution

Solution

Run yum update krb5 to update your system.

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