January 15, 2010

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2010:006: krb5

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in krb5:

Multiple integer underflows in the (1) AES and (2) RC4 decryption
functionality in the crypto library in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) 1.3
through 1.6.3, and 1.7 before 1.7.1, allow remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code
by providing ciphertext with a length that is too short to be valid
(CVE-2009-4212).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue...

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