NULL Pointer Dereference Affecting krb5-pkinit package, versions <0:1.15.1-34.el7



    Attack Complexity Low
    Privileges Required High
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4.7 medium
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7.2 high
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Red Hat
4.7 medium

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  • published 10 Apr 2022
  • disclosed 6 Mar 2018

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:7 krb5-pkinit to version 0:1.15.1-34.el7 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2018-3071.

NVD Description

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

MIT krb5 1.6 or later allows an authenticated kadmin with permission to add principals to an LDAP Kerberos database to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or bypass a DN container check by supplying tagged data that is internal to the database module.