CVE-2015-2697

Published: 08 November 2015

The build_principal_va function in lib/krb5/krb/bld_princ.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.14 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and KDC crash) via an initial '\0' character in a long realm field within a TGS request.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
krb5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.13.2+dfsg-3)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(1.13.2+dfsg-3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.12+dfsg-2ubuntu5.2)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/f0c094a1b745d91ef2f9a4eae2149aac026a5789
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