CVE-2004-1189

NameCVE-2004-1189
DescriptionThe add_to_history function in svr_principal.c in libkadm5srv for MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.3.5, when performing a password change, does not properly track the password policy's history count and the maximum number of keys, which can cause an array index out-of-bounds error and may allow authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-629-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)wheezy1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.15-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.15.1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.3.6-1high
krb5sourcewoody1.2.4-5woody7highDSA-629-1

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