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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-41916: Off-by-one Error

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-41916: Off-by-one Error

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/15/2022
Created
03/22/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
06/11/2024

Description

Heimdal is an implementation of ASN.1/DER, PKIX, and Kerberos. Versions prior to 7.7.1 are vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability in Heimdal's PKI certificate validation library, affecting the KDC (via PKINIT) and kinit (via PKINIT), as well as any third-party applications using Heimdal's libhx509. Users should upgrade to Heimdal 7.7.1 or 7.8. There are no known workarounds for this issue.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-heimdal

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