Debian: 2701-1: krb5: denial of service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464 could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial of service condition. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2701-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
May 29, 2013                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : krb5
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2002-2443
Debian Bug     : 708267

It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464
could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial
of service condition.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze7.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.10.1+dfsg-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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