Vulnerability CVE-2018-5710


Published: 2018-01-16

Description:
An issue was discovered in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.16. The pre-defined function "strlen" is getting a "NULL" string as a parameter value in plugins/kdb/ldap/libkdb_ldap/ldap_principal2.c in the Key Distribution Center (KDC), which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a modified kadmin client.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
2.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
MIT -> Kerberos 

 References:
https://github.com/poojamnit/Kerberos-V5-1.16-Vulnerabilities/tree/master/Denial%20Of%20Service(DoS
)

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