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CVE-2018-5729 Detail

Current Description

MIT krb5 1.6 or later allows an authenticated kadmin with permission to add principals to an LDAP Kerberos database to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or bypass a DN container check by supplying tagged data that is internal to the database module.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/06/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.4
Exploitability Score: 1.2


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=891869 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1551083 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/e1caf6fb74981da62039846931ebdffed71309d1 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GK5T6JPMBHBPKS7HNGHYUUF4KKRMNSNU/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/OIFUL3CPM4S5TOXTTOCQ3CUZN6XCXUTR/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5729
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/29/2018