CVE-2009-0847 Detail

Current Description

The asn1buf_imbed function in the ASN.1 decoder in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.3, when PK-INIT is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted length value that triggers an erroneous malloc call, related to incorrect calculations with pointer arithmetic.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (04/09/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of krb5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124896429301168&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200904-09.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256728-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-142.htm
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5047180.html
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5047181.html
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2009-001.txt Vendor Advisory 
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0058
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0058
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21396120
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:098
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502526/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502546/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34408
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021993
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-755-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0960
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0976
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1057
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1106
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2084
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2248
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6387
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00205.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00206.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0847
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE