SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.
SERVER-OTHER MIT Kerberos kpasswd UDP denial of service attempt
This event is generated when a denial of service attempt against MIT Kerberos kpasswd over UDP is observed
Detection of a Denial of Service Attack
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2002-2443schpw.c in the kpasswd service in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.11.3 does not properly validate UDP packets before sending responses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged packet that triggers a communication loop, as demonstrated by krb_pingpong.nasl, a related issue to CVE-1999-0103.
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