Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

Affecting krb5 package, versions <1.13.2+dfsg-5

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream krb5 package. See Remediation section below for Debian:9 relevant versions.

Multiple memory leaks in kadmin/server/server_stubs.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.13.4 and 1.14.x before 1.14.1 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a request specifying a NULL principal name.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:9 krb5 to version 1.13.2+dfsg-5 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2015-8631
CWE
CWE-772
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-KRB5-395770
Disclosed
13 Feb, 2016
Published
13 Feb, 2016