CVE-2009-0846

NameCVE-2009-0846
DescriptionThe asn1_decode_generaltime function in lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_decode.c in the ASN.1 GeneralizedTime decoder in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.6.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an invalid DER encoding that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1766-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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
jessie1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+dfsg-19+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.15-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.15.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5source(unstable)1.6.dfsg.4~beta1-13high
krb5sourceetch1.4.4-7etch7highDSA-1766-1
krb5sourcelenny1.6.dfsg.4~beta1-5lenny1highDSA-1766-1

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