CVE-2015-2697 Detail

Current Description

The build_principal_va function in lib/krb5/krb/bld_princ.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.14 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and KDC crash) via an initial '\0' character in a long realm field within a TGS request.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=8252 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00022.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3395
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77581
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034084
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2810-1
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/f0c094a1b745d91ef2f9a4eae2149aac026a5789 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-14

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2697
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
MITRE