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FreeBSD Ports: krb5, krb5-beta

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: krb5 krb5-beta CVE-2004-1189 The add_to_history function in svr_principal.c in libkadm5srv for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.3.5, when performing a password change, does not properly track the password policy's history count and the maximum number of keys, which can cause an array index out-of-bounds error and may allow authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2004-004-pwhist.txt http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/0bb7677d-52f3-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html

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