Intrusion Prevention

MIT.Kerberos.KDC.Authentication.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in MIT's Kerberos KDC.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted packet. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Affected Products

MIT Kerberos 5 1.7.1
MIT Kerberos 5 1.7

Impact

Denial of Service

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch released by the vendor. See the vendor's advisory for details:
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2010-001.txt

CVE References

CVE-2010-0283