Mandriva: Updated apache-mod_auth_kerb packages fixes DoS vulnerability
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.
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:218
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : apache-mod_auth_kerb
 Date    : November 23, 2006
 Affected: Corporate 4.0
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 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.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5989
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 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
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