DescriptionAn issue was discovered in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.16. There is a variable "dbentry->n_key_data" in kadmin/dbutil/dump.c that can store 16-bit data but unknowingly the developer has assigned a "u4" variable to it, which is for 32-bit data. An attacker can use this vulnerability to affect other artifacts of the database as we know that a Kerberos database dump file contains trusted data.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|CaaS Platform 2.0||krb5||Affected|
|OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||krb5||Unsupported|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2||krb5||Unsupported|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||krb5||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||krb5||Unsupported|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||krb5||Affected|