MIT Kerberos 5 Uninitialized Pointer Dereference Remote Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities UPDATED

Summary

MIT Kerberos 5 is prone to multiple remote denial-of-service vulnerabilities caused by an uninitialized pointer dereference.

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54750
The information has been provided by Emmanuel Bouillon.


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * MIT Kerberos 5 1.8.4 and prior

An attacker may exploit these issues to crash the affected service, resulting in denial-of-service conditions.

Vendor Status:
Vendor as issued an updated vulnerability.

Patch Availability:
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/

CVE Information:
CVE-2012-1014

Disclosure Timeline:
Published:May 31 2012
Updated:Aug 10 2012

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