Vulnerability CVE-2018-20217


Published: 2018-12-26   Modified: 2018-12-27

Description:
A Reachable Assertion issue was discovered in the KDC in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.17. If an attacker can obtain a krbtgt ticket using an older encryption type (single-DES, triple-DES, or RC4), the attacker can crash the KDC by making an S4U2Self request.

Type:

CWE-617

(Reachable Assertion)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
MIT -> Kerberos 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=8763
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/5e6d1796106df8ba6bc1973ee0917c170d929086
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00020.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2KNHELH4YHNT6H2ESJWX2UIDXLBNGB2O/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190416-0006/

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