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USN-5800-1: Heimdal vulnerabilities

12 January 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Heimdal.

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Releases

Packages

  • heimdal - Heimdal Kerberos Network Authentication Protocol

Details

It was discovered that Heimdal incorrectly handled certain SPNEGO tokens. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2021-44758)

Evgeny Legerov discovered that Heimdal incorrectly handled memory when
performing certain DES decryption operations. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2022-3437)

Greg Hudson discovered that Kerberos PAC implementation used in Heimdal
incorrectly handled certain parsing operations. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2022-42898)

It was discovered that Heimdal's KDC did not properly handle certain error
conditions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-44640)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

After a standard system update you need to restart any application
using Heimdal libraries to make all the necessary changes.

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