Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2437-1 krb5 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Nov 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-28196.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a denial of service vulnerability in the MIT Kerberos network authentication system, krb5. The lack of a limit in the ASN.1 decoder could lead to infinite recursion and allow an attacker to overrun the stack and cause the process to crash.
For Debian 9
Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.15-1+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS