Descriptionserver/server_stubs.c in the kadmin protocol implementation in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.10 before 1.10.1 does not properly restrict access to (1) SET_STRING and (2) GET_STRINGS operations, which might allow remote authenticated administrators to modify or read string attributes by leveraging the global list privilege.
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Debian Bugs670918

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)buster1.17-3+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)1.17-3+deb10u2fixed
bookworm, sid1.19.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5sourcesqueeze(not affected)


[squeeze] - krb5 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
bug was introduced in krb5 1.10

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