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CVE-2010-0283 Detail

Description

The Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.7 before 1.7.2, and 1.8 alpha, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon crash) via an invalid (1) AS-REQ or (2) TGS-REQ request.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/22/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/22/2010)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of MIT Kerberos 5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 or 5. Those versions do not contain the vulnerable code that was introduced in krb5 1.7.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Jun/msg00001.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035222.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023593
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-001.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/509553/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38260
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-916-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1481

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0283
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
06/19/2010