|Date: (C)2010-03-05 (M)2017-09-22|
|CVSS Score: 4.3||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 8.6||Access Complexity: MEDIUM|
|Impact Subscore: 2.9||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: NONE|
| ||Integrity: NONE|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
The kssl_keytab_is_available function in ssl/kssl.c in OpenSSL before 0.9.8n, when Kerberos is enabled but Kerberos configuration files cannot be opened, does not check a certain return value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via SSL cipher negotiation, as demonstrated by a chroot installation of Dovecot or stunnel without Kerberos configuration files inside the chroot.