A vulnerability has been reported in mod_auth_kerb module for Apache, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an off-by-one error within the "der_get_oid()" function in spnegokrb5/der_get.c. This can be exploited to cause a one-byte heap based buffer overflow by sending specially crafted Kerberos messages.
Solution: Fixed in CVS.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported in a Red Hat bug.
Original Advisory: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=216482
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