A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1.3.4-3ubuntu0.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
Michael Tautschnig discovered a possible buffer overflow in the
add_to_history() function in the MIT Kerberos 5 implementation.
Performing a password change did not properly track the password
policy's history count and the maximum number of keys. This could
cause an array overflow and may have allowed authenticated users (not
necessarily one with administrative privileges) to execute arbitrary
code on the KDC host, compromising an entire Kerberos realm.