Bug 1753589 (CVE-2019-14844) - CVE-2019-14844 krb5: reversed strlcpy() allows client to crash the KDC
Summary: CVE-2019-14844 krb5: reversed strlcpy() allows client to crash the KDC
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-14844
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1754369
Blocks: 1753106
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-09-19 11:19 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2019-11-20 06:51 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the way a Kerberos client could crash the KDC by sending one of the RFC 4556 "enctypes". A remote unauthenticated user could use this flaw to crash the KDC.
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Last Closed: 2019-11-20 06:51:12 UTC


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Description msiddiqu 2019-09-19 11:19:57 UTC
A client can crash the KDC in enctype_name() by sendingone of the RFC 4556 enctypes, because of reversed strlcpy() arguments atthe end of enctype_name()

References:   

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1664157

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2019-09-23 05:27:02 UTC
This issue is caused by backporting commits due to the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1664157

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2019-09-26 03:55:09 UTC
External References:

https://github.com/krb5/krb5/pull/981

Comment 7 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2019-09-26 03:59:13 UTC
Statement:

This flaw affects the krb5 server only; client-side packages are not affected. This flaw does not affect any krb5 packages shipped with Red Hat products.

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-11-20 06:51:12 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14844


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