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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console krb5 RPMs (CVE-2011-0281)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console krb5 RPMs (CVE-2011-0281)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The unparse implementation in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.6.x through 1.9, when an LDAP backend is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor exhaustion and daemon hang) via a principal name that triggers use of a backslash escape sequence, as demonstrated by a \n sequence.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-480973
  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-502767

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