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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0282

Original release date: 02/10/2011
Last revised: 10/25/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.x through 1.9, when an LDAP backend is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or buffer over-read, and daemon crash) via a crafted principal name.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-002.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:024
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43275
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0333
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0464
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110208 MITKRB5-SA-2011-002 KDC denial of service attacks [CVE-2011-0281 CVE-2011-0282 CVE-2011-0283]
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0330
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8073
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0347
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46397
External Source: XF
Name: kerberos-ldap-dos(65323)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43260
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025037
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43273
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 46271
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0200
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0199
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:004
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:025
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console

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