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VMSA-2009-0008.2: Service Console package krb5 update (CVE-2009-0846)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) April 09, 2009 September 02, 2010 February 13, 2015

Description

The asn1_decode_generaltime function in lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_decode.c in the ASN.1 GeneralizedTime decoder in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.6.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an invalid DER encoding that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer.

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References

Solution

vmware-esx35-upgrade-169697

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