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RHSA-2011:0447: krb5 security update

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RHSA-2011:0447: krb5 security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/14/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/19/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Kerberos is a network authentication system which allows clients andservers to authenticate to each other using symmetric encryption and atrusted third-party, the Key Distribution Center (KDC).An invalid free flaw was found in the password-changing capability of theMIT Kerberos administration daemon, kadmind. A remote, unauthenticatedattacker could use this flaw to cause kadmind to abort via aspecially-crafted request. (CVE-2011-0285)All krb5 users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to correct this issue. After installing the updatedpackages, the kadmind daemon will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-pkinit-openssl
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-server
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-server-ldap
  • redhat-upgrade-krb5-workstation

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