Published: 15 November 2022
Heimdal is an implementation of ASN.1/DER, PKIX, and Kerberos. Versions prior to 7.7.1 are vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability in Heimdal's PKI certificate validation library, affecting the KDC (via PKINIT) and kinit (via PKINIT), as well as any third-party applications using Heimdal's libhx509. Users should upgrade to Heimdal 7.7.1 or 7.8. There are no known workarounds for this issue.
Cvss 3 Severity Score
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
(7.7.1, 7.8, 7.8.git20221115.a6cf945+dfsg-1)
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Severity score breakdown