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Mandriva: Updated apache-mod_auth_kerb packages fixes DoS vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake An off-by-one error in the der_get_oid function in mod_auth_kerb 5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Kerberos message that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in the component array. Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:218
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : apache-mod_auth_kerb
 Date    : November 23, 2006
 Affected: Corporate 4.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 An off-by-one error in the der_get_oid function in mod_auth_kerb 5.0
 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a
 crafted Kerberos message that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in
 the component array.

 Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5989
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Corporate 4.0:
 8ce7379b083881bad524a8f2c0f14e26  corporate/4.0/i586/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 7b3c02468f28a21609fa86c53af50951  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 0200c4ac02a6217d22edc05c74db3378  corporate/4.0/x86_64/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 7b3c02468f28a21609fa86c53af50951  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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