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CVE-2011-0283 Detail

Description

The Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a malformed request packet that does not trigger a response packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/10/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8073
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-002.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516299/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46272
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025037
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0330 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:5-1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0283
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018