MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201312-12 / mit-krb5
||December 16, 2013
||December 16, 2013: 1
All supported architectures
#429324, #466268, #469752, #490668, #494062, #494064
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MIT Kerberos 5,
allowing execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
MIT Kerberos 5 is a suite of applications that implement the Kerberos
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Key Distribution
Center in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced
below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker
could impersonate a kadmind server and send a specially crafted packet to
the password change port, which can result in a ping-pong condition and a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.11.4"