Bug 1551083 (CVE-2018-5729) - CVE-2018-5729 krb5: null dereference in kadmind or DN container check bypass by supplying special crafted data
Summary: CVE-2018-5729 krb5: null dereference in kadmind or DN container check bypass ...
Alias: CVE-2018-5729
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1551084 1551085 1562684 1562685
Blocks: 1551090
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-02 17:14 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:42:15 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3071 0 None None None 2018-10-30 07:29:54 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-03-02 17:14:13 UTC
A flaw was found in MIT krb5 1.6 or later, an authenticated kadmin user with permission to add principals to an LDAP Kerberos database can cause a null dereference in kadmind, or circumvent a DN container check, by supplying tagged data intended to be internal to the database module.


Upstream patch:

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-03-02 17:15:46 UTC
Created krb5 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1551084]

Comment 3 Robbie Harwood 2018-03-02 17:46:17 UTC
This is identical to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1535575

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:29:43 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3071 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3071

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