MIT Kerberos 5: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201611-14

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MIT Kerberos 5, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-crypt/mit-krb5 on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.13.2-r2
Unaffected versions >= 1.13.2-r2

Background

MIT Kerberos 5 is a suite of applications that implement the Kerberos network protocol.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MIT Kerberos 5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All MIT Kerberos 5 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/mit-krb5-1.13.2-r2"
 

References

Release Date
November 20, 2016

Latest Revision
November 20, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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