Upstream information

CVE-2019-12098 at MITRE


In the client side of Heimdal before 7.6.0, failure to verify anonymous PKINIT PA-PKINIT-KX key exchange permits a man-in-the-middle attack. This issue is in krb5_init_creds_step in lib/krb5/init_creds_pw.c.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.4
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libheimdal >= 7.7.0-lp150.2.3.1
  • libheimdal-debuginfo >= 7.7.0-lp150.2.3.1
  • libheimdal-debugsource >= 7.7.0-lp150.2.3.1
  • libheimdal-devel >= 7.7.0-lp150.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • libheimdal >= 7.7.0-lp151.3.3.1
  • libheimdal-debuginfo >= 7.7.0-lp151.3.3.1
  • libheimdal-debugsource >= 7.7.0-lp151.3.3.1
  • libheimdal-devel >= 7.7.0-lp151.3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libheimdal >= 7.7.0-12.1
  • libheimdal-debuginfo >= 7.7.0-12.1
  • libheimdal-debugsource >= 7.7.0-12.1
  • libheimdal-devel >= 7.7.0-12.1