[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:218 ] - Updated apache-mod_auth_kerb packages fixes DoS vulnerability
Posted on: 11/23/2006 10:45 PM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:218
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : apache-mod_auth_kerb
Date : November 23, 2006
Affected: Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

An off-by-one error in the der_get_oid function in mod_auth_kerb 5.0
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a
crafted Kerberos message that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in
the component array.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5989
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 4.0:
8ce7379b083881bad524a8f2c0f14e26 corporate/4.0/i586/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
7b3c02468f28a21609fa86c53af50951 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
0200c4ac02a6217d22edc05c74db3378 corporate/4.0/x86_64/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
7b3c02468f28a21609fa86c53af50951 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/apache-mod_auth_kerb-5.0-2.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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