Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433596
CVE-2008-0947 krb5: file descriptor array overflow in RPC library
Last modified: 2016-06-17 17:12:20 EDT
MIT Kerberos Team reported following issue affecting RPC library server code
used by kadmin server:
A bug in the RPC library server code, used in the kadmin server,
causes an array overrun if too many file descriptors are opened.
Memory corruption can result.
Red Hat would like to thank MIT and Jeff Altman of Secure Endpoints for reporting this issue.
This issue only affected krb5 package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Fedora.
However, default configuration did not affect default configuration. This issue
only affected systems configured to use higher resource limit than default 1024
for 'open files'.
krb5-1.6.1-9.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
krb5-1.6.2-14.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
krb5-1.6.1-9.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
krb5-1.6.2-14.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This issue was addressed in:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: