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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8630: Security patch for krb5 (ALAS-2016-691)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8630: Security patch for krb5 (ALAS-2016-691)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/21/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The (1) kadm5_create_principal_3 and (2) kadm5_modify_principal functions in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.12.x and 1.13.x before 1.13.4 and 1.14.x before 1.14.1 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) by specifying KADM5_POLICY with a NULL policy name.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-krb5

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-krb5

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