Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3626-1 krb5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Oct 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1043431.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-36054.
More information:

Potential freeing of an uninitialized pointer in kadm_rpc_xdr.c was fixed in krb5, the MIT implementation of the Kerberos network authentication protocol.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.17-3+deb10u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.

For the detailed security status of krb5 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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