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CVE-2014-5353 Detail

Current Description

The krb5_ldap_get_password_policy_from_dn function in plugins/kdb/ldap/libkdb_ldap/ldap_pwd_policy.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.13.1, when the KDC uses LDAP, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a successful LDAP query with no results, as demonstrated by using an incorrect object type for a password policy.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0536.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-April/155828.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00061.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0439.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0794.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:009
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71679
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031376
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2498-1
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=773226
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/d1f707024f1d0af6e54a18885322d70fa15ec4d3 Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00040.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5-1.13


Change History

11 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5353
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2014
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018