CVE-2011-1527

Published: 18 October 2011

The kdb_ldap plugin in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a kinit operation with incorrect string case for the realm, related to the is_principal_in_realm, krb5_set_error_message, krb5_ldap_get_principal, and process_as_req functions.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
krb5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/2011-006-patch-r18.txt