CVE-2015-8630

MEDIUM

Description

The (1) kadm5_create_principal_3 and (2) kadm5_modify_principal functions in lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.12.x and 1.13.x before 1.13.4 and 1.14.x before 1.14.1 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) by specifying KADM5_POLICY with a NULL policy name.

References

http://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=8342

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00059.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00110.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0532.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3466

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034915

https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/b863de7fbf080b15e347a736fdda0a82d42f4f6b

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-02-13

Updated: 2020-01-21

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH