ALAS-2012-114


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2012-114
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 16:48 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the way the MIT Kerberos KDC handled initial authentication requests (AS-REQ). A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash the KDC via a specially-crafted AS-REQ request. (CVE-2012-1015 )

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the MIT Kerberos administration daemon, kadmind. A Kerberos administrator who has the "create" privilege could use this flaw to crash kadmind. (CVE-2012-1013 )


Affected Packages:

krb5


Issue Correction:
Run yum update krb5 to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    krb5-pkinit-openssl-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-server-ldap-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-debuginfo-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-devel-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-workstation-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-libs-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686
    krb5-server-1.9-33.22.amzn1.i686

src:
    krb5-1.9-33.22.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    krb5-server-ldap-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-workstation-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-libs-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-pkinit-openssl-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-devel-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-server-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64
    krb5-debuginfo-1.9-33.22.amzn1.x86_64