[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: krb5-1.6.3-16.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-03-18 18:33:30

Name        : krb5
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.6.3
Release     : 16.fc9
URL         : http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/
Summary     : The Kerberos network authentication system.
Description :
Kerberos V5 is a trusted-third-party network authentication system,
which can improve your network's security by eliminating the insecure
practice of cleartext passwords.

Update Information:

This update incorporates patches to fix potential read overflow and NULL pointer
dereferences in the implementation of the SPNEGO GSSAPI mechanism
(CVE-2009-0844, CVE-2009-0845), attempts to free an uninitialized pointer during
protocol parsing (CVE-2009-0846), and a bug in length validation during protocol
parsing (CVE-2009-0847).

* Tue Apr  7 2009 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com> 1.6.3-16
- add patches for read overflow and null pointer dereference in the
  implementation of the SPNEGO mechanism (CVE-2009-0844, CVE-2009-0845)
- add patch for attempt to free uninitialized pointer in libkrb5
- add patch to fix length validation bug in libkrb5 (CVE-2009-0847)
* Mon Apr  6 2009 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com>
- pull in a couple of defuzzed patches from the F-10 version of this package,
  dropping a redundant man page patch in the process
* Tue Mar 17 2009 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com> 1.6.3-15
- libgssapi_krb5: backport fix for some errors which can occur when
  we fail to set up the server half of a context (CVE-2009-0845)
* Sat Jun 14 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> 1.6.3-14
- generate src/include/krb5/krb5.h before building
- fix conditional for sparcv9
* Wed Apr 16 2008 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com> 1.6.3-13
- ftp: use the correct local filename during mget when the 'case' option is
  enabled (#442713)
* Fri Apr  4 2008 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com> 1.6.3-12
- stop exporting kadmin keys to a keytab file when kadmind starts -- the
  daemon's been able to use the database directly for a long long time now
- belatedly add aes128,aes256 to the default set of supported key types
* Tue Apr  1 2008 Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin at redhat.com> 1.6.3-11
- libgssapi_krb5: properly export the acceptor subkey when creating a lucid
  context (Kevin Coffman, via the nfs4 mailing list)

  [ 1 ] Bug #490634 - CVE-2009-0845 krb5: Null pointer dereference in GSSAPI SPNEGO security mechanism
  [ 2 ] Bug #491033 - CVE-2009-0844 krb5: buffer over-read in SPNEGO GSS-API mechanism (MITKRB5-SA-2009-001)
  [ 3 ] Bug #491036 - CVE-2009-0846 krb5: ASN.1 decoder can free uninitialized pointer when decoding an invalid encoding (MITKRB5-SA-2009-002)
  [ 4 ] Bug #491034 - CVE-2009-0847 krb5: incorrect length check inside ASN.1 decoder (MITKRB5-SA-2009-001)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update krb5' at the command line.
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