Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2701-1 krb5 -- denial of service
- Date Reported:
- 29 May 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 708267.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2002-2443.
- More information:
It was discovered that the kpasswd service running on UDP port 464 could respond to response packets, creating a packet loop and a denial of service condition.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze7.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.1+dfsg-5+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.1+dfsg-6.
We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.