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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2007-1216: MIT Kerberos 5: Arbitrary remote code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2007-1216: MIT Kerberos 5: Arbitrary remote code execution

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/05/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
02/04/2021

Description

Double free vulnerability in the GSS-API library (lib/gssapi/krb5/k5unseal.c), as used by the Kerberos administration daemon (kadmind) in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1, when used with the authentication method provided by the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code and modify the Kerberos key database via a message with an "an invalid direction encoding".

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-crypt-mit-krb5

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