CVE-2016-3119

NVD - CVE-2016-3119

CVE-2016-3119 Detail

Current Description

The process_db_args function in plugins/kdb/ldap/libkdb_ldap/ldap_principal2.c in the LDAP KDB module in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.13.4 and 1.14.x through 1.14.1 mishandles the DB argument, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted request to modify a principal.


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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00007.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00055.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2591.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85392 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035399 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/08c642c09c38a9c6454ab43a9b53b2a89b9eef99 Patch 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00040.html

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3119
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020
Source:
MITRE