Intrusion Prevention

MIT.Kerberos.build.principal.va.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in MIT Kerberos.
The vulnerability is due to improper checks when the vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system via a crafted request.

Affected Products

MIT Kerberos 5 prior to 1.14

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://github.com/krb5/krb5/commit/f0c094a1b745d91ef2f9a4eae2149aac026a5789

CVE References

CVE-2015-2697