CVE-2007-5972

NameCVE-2007-5972
DescriptionDouble free vulnerability in the krb5_def_store_mkey function in lib/kdb/kdb_default.c in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.5 has unknown impact and remote authenticated attack vectors. NOTE: the free operations occur in code that stores the krb5kdc master key, and so the attacker must have privileges to store this key.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs454974

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)stretch1.15-1+deb9u1fixed
buster1.17-3fixed
bullseye, sid1.17-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.6.dfsg.4~beta1-1unimportant454974

Notes

potential attackers must have privileges to store the krb5kdc master key
http://mailman.mit.edu/pipermail/kerberos/2007-December/012717.html

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