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CVE-2014-4345

Published: 08 August 2014

Off-by-one error in the krb5_encode_krbsecretkey function in plugins/kdb/ldap/libkdb_ldap/ldap_principal2.c in the LDAP KDB module in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.x through 1.11.x before 1.11.6 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a series of "cpw -keepold" commands.

Priority

Medium

Status

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.2)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/81c332e29f10887c6b9deb065f81ba259f4c7e03
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.