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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-28196: MIT Kerberos 5: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-28196: MIT Kerberos 5: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/06/2020
Created
11/18/2020
Added
11/17/2020
Modified
11/24/2020

Description

MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.17.2 and 1.18.x before 1.18.3 allows unbounded recursion via an ASN.1-encoded Kerberos message because the lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_encode.c support for BER indefinite lengths lacks a recursion limit.

Solution(s)

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

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