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    Mageia 2021-0022: krb5 security update

    Date 14 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.17.2 allows unbounded recursion via an ASN.1-encoded Kerberos message because the lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_encode.c support for BER indefinite lengths lacks a recursion limit (CVE-2020-28196). References:
    MGASA-2021-0022 - Updated krb5 packages fix a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 14 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0022.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-28196
    
    MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) before 1.17.2 allows unbounded recursion via an
    ASN.1-encoded Kerberos message because the lib/krb5/asn.1/asn1_encode.c support
    for BER indefinite lengths lacks a recursion limit (CVE-2020-28196).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27594
    - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-28196
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/45KKOZQWIIIW5C45PJVGQ32AXBSYNBE7/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-28196
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/krb5-1.17-2.1.mga7
    

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