[ALSA-2021:1593] Moderate: krb5 security update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-05-18
Description:
Kerberos is a network authentication system, which can improve the security of your network by eliminating the insecure practice of sending passwords over the network in unencrypted form. It allows clients and servers to authenticate to each other with the help of a trusted third party, the Kerberos key distribution center (KDC). Security Fix(es): * krb5: unbounded recursion via an ASN.1-encoded Kerberos message in lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_encode.c may lead to DoS (CVE-2020-28196) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • krb5-devel-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • krb5-devel-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • krb5-libs-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • krb5-libs-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • krb5-pkinit-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • krb5-pkinit-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • krb5-server-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • krb5-server-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • krb5-server-ldap-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • krb5-server-ldap-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • krb5-workstation-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libkadm5-1.18.2-8.el8.i686.rpm
  • libkadm5-1.18.2-8.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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