CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Aug 7, 2023
Updated: Nov 15, 2023
CWE ID 824


CVE-2023-36054 is a vulnerability in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) before version 1.20.2 and 1.21.x before version 1.21.1 that allows a remote authenticated user to crash the kadmind service by triggering the freeing of an uninitialized pointer. This vulnerability affects various products, including cjzo3J, cjzo3I, cjzo3L, cjzo3K, cjzo3N, and many others. The vulnerability can be remediated by updating to the patched versions of krb5. The potential danger to organizations is moderate, with a base severity rating of MEDIUM according to NIST's analysis. The exploitability score is low, requiring low privileges and no user interaction, but the availability impact is high.


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