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CVE-2015-8631 Detail

Description

Multiple memory leaks in kadmin/server/server_stubs.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.13.4 and 1.14.x before 1.14.1 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a request specifying a NULL principal name.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=8343 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00059.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00110.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0493.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0532.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3466
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034916
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/83ed75feba32e46f736fcce0d96a0445f29b96c2

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8631
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2016