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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kerberos Vendors:   MIT
(HP Issues Fix for OpenVMS) Kerberos kadmind RPC Library Array Overrun May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025499
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025499
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0947, CVE-2008-0948   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 6 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Kerberos in kadmind. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause a large number of file descriptors to be opened, triggering an array overflow. This can cause kadmind to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code.

Jeff Altman of Secure Endpoints reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause kadmind to crash. It may also be possible to cause kadmind to execute arbitrary code.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix (3.2) for OpenVMS Alpha and OpenVMS Integrity servers, available at:

http://h71000.www7.hp.com/openvms/products/kerberos

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02824440

Vendor URL:  web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2008-002.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  OpenVMS

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 18 2008 Kerberos kadmind RPC Library Array Overrun May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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