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Null pointer deref in kadmind [CVE-2012-1013]

The fix for #6626 could cause kadmind to dereference a null pointer if
a create-principal request contains no password but does contain the
KRB5_KDB_DISALLOW_ALL_TIX flag (e.g. "addprinc -randkey -allow_tix
name").  Only clients authorized to create principals can trigger the
bug.  Fix the bug by testing for a null password in check_1_6_dummy.

CVSSv2 vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

[ghudson@mit.edu: Minor style change and commit message]

ticket: 7152
target_version: 1.10.2
tags: pullup
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1 parent eebe17c commit c5be6209311d4a8f10fda37d0d3f876c1b33b77b Richard Basch committed with greghudson May 29, 2012
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  1. +1 −1 src/lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c
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2 src/lib/kadm5/srv/svr_principal.c
@@ -186,7 +186,7 @@ check_1_6_dummy(kadm5_principal_ent_t entry, long mask,
char *password = *passptr;
/* Old-style randkey operations disallowed tickets to start. */
- if (!(mask & KADM5_ATTRIBUTES) ||
+ if (password == NULL || !(mask & KADM5_ATTRIBUTES) ||
!(entry->attributes & KRB5_KDB_DISALLOW_ALL_TIX))
return;

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