Current Description

Format string vulnerabilities in the logging routines for MIT Kerberos V5 Key Distribution Center (KDC) before 1.2.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in Kerberos principal names.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 19, 2003
Last ModifiedJanuary 21, 2020
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMitKerberos 51.2.1*******
    2.3ApplicationMitKerberos 51.2.2*******
    2.3ApplicationMitKerberos 51.2.3*******
    2.3ApplicationMitKerberos 51.2.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

Mit Kerberos 5 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4


CLSA-2003:639 Vendor Advisory
VU#787523 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
6712 Vendor Advisory