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CVE-2014-9422

Published: 3 February 2015

The check_rpcsec_auth function in kadmin/server/kadm_rpc_svc.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.11.5, 1.12.x through 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.1 allows remote authenticated users to bypass a kadmin/* authorization check and obtain administrative access by leveraging access to a two-component principal with an initial "kadmind" substring, as demonstrated by a "ka/x" principal.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
krb5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid
Released (1.8.1+dfsg-2ubuntu0.14)
precise
Released (1.10+dfsg~beta1-2ubuntu0.6)
trusty
Released (1.12+dfsg-2ubuntu5.1)
upstream
Released (1.12.1+dfsg-17)
utopic
Released (1.12.1+dfsg-10ubuntu0.1)