Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2017-15088

Published: August 31, 2023Last modified: August 31, 2023

Description

plugins/preauth/pkinit/pkinit_crypto_openssl.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.15.2 mishandles Distinguished Name (DN) fields, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) in situations involving untrusted X.509 data, related to the get_matching_data and X509_NAME_oneline_ex functions. NOTE: this has security relevance only in use cases outside of the MIT Kerberos distribution, e.g., the use of get_matching_data in KDC certauth plugin code that is specific to Red Hat.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score9.8
Attack VectorNETWORK
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionNONE
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityHIGH
Integrity impactHIGH
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSkrb5Not affected (1.20.1-r0)
Streamkrb5Not affected (1.21.2-r0)

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