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The add_to_history function in svr_principal.c in libkadm5srv for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.3.5 when performing a password change does not properly track the password policy's history count and the maximum number of keys which can cause an array index out-of-bounds error and may allow authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a heap-based buffer overflow.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11911

The add_to_history function in svr_principal.c in libkadm5srv for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.3.5 when performing a password change does not properly track the password policy's history count and the maximum number of keys which can cause an array index out-of-bounds error and may allow authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-1189
Product(s):