The check_rpcsec_auth function in kadmin/server/kadm_rpc_svc.c in kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.11.5, 1.12.x through 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.1 allows remote authenticated users to bypass a kadmin/* authorization check and obtain administrative access by leveraging access to a two-component principal with an initial "kadmind" substring, as demonstrated by a "ka/x" principal.
Published 2015-02-19 11:59:07
Updated 2020-01-21 15:46:57
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-9422

0.82%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 80 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-9422

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.1
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C
3.9
8.5
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-9422

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-9422

Products affected by CVE-2014-9422

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