Bug 161471 - krb5 krb5_principal_compare NULL pointer crash
krb5 krb5_principal_compare NULL pointer crash
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: krb5 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-06-23 12:36 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-567
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-12 14:16:17 EDT
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Proposed patch for this issue (486 bytes, patch)
2005-06-23 12:36 EDT, Josh Bressers
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 12:36:13 EDT
Suse reported krb5 crashes while comparing principals using
"krb5_principal_compare" because it doesn't check for NULL pointers.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 12:36:13 EDT
Created attachment 115882 [details]
Proposed patch for this issue
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-06-23 12:38:18 EDT
This issue may also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3.

I'm not completely sure what's all affected by this, if I have time later I'll
verify it.
Comment 4 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-07-12 13:58:26 EDT
removing embargo
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-07-12 14:16:17 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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