Rule Category

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Alert Message

DELETED SERVER-OTHER MIT Kerberos kdb_ldap plugin kinit operation denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

The kdb_ldap plugin in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a kinit operation with incorrect string case for the realm, related to the is_principal_in_realm, krb5_set_error_message, krb5_ldap_get_principal, and process_as_req functions. Impact: CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 6.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2011-1527
The kdb_ldap plugin in the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.9 through 1.9.1, when the LDAP back end is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a kinit operation with incorrect string case for the realm, related to the is_principal_in_realm, krb5_set_error_message, krb5_ldap_get_principal, and process_as_req functions.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.8
Impact Score6.9 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access