USN-1030-1: Kerberos vulnerabilities

09 December 2010

Releases

Packages

  • krb5 -

Details

It was discovered that Kerberos did not properly determine the
acceptability of certain checksums. A remote attacker could use certain
checksums to alter the prompt message, modify a response to a Key
Distribution Center (KDC) or forge a KRB-SAFE message. (CVE-2010-1323)

It was discovered that Kerberos did not properly determine the
acceptability of certain checksums. A remote attacker could use certain
checksums to forge GSS tokens or gain privileges. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-1324)

It was discovered that Kerberos did not reject RC4 key-derivation
checksums. An authenticated remote user could use this issue to forge
AD-SIGNEDPATH or AD-KDC-ISSUED signatures and possibly gain privileges.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4020)

It was discovered that Kerberos did not properly restrict the use of TGT
credentials for armoring TGS requests. A remote authenticated user could
use this flaw to impersonate a client. This issue only affected Ubuntu
9.10. (CVE-2010-4021)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 9.10
Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 6.06
Ubuntu 10.10
Ubuntu 10.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.