Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime Affecting krb5-devel package, versions <0:1.13.2-12.el7_2



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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6.5 medium
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4.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE7-KRB5DEVEL-2504193
  • published 10 Apr 2022
  • disclosed 13 Feb 2016

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:7 krb5-devel to version 0:1.13.2-12.el7_2 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2016-0532.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream krb5-devel package and not the krb5-devel package as distributed by Oracle:7. See How to fix? for Oracle:7 relevant fixed versions and status.

Multiple memory leaks in kadmin/server/server_stubs.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.13.4 and 1.14.x before 1.14.1 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a request specifying a NULL principal name.