Kerberos v5 and Windows 2000 server

Jeffrey Altman jaltman2 at
Thu Sep 9 12:03:16 EDT 2004

BNail at wrote:

> I have recently seen info on the latest advisories for MIT Kerberos v5
> (8/31/04).  I am new to Kerberos and know that windows uses it for its
> authentication.  How does these advisories affect Window 2000 server?
> Thanks for any info!
> Bill

It does not affect Microsoft's implementation.  The advisories are
specific to the MIT implementation of Kerberos as specified in the
advisories.  It is unfortunate that the IT press failed to make the
distinction between a weakness in one implementation vs a weakness in
the protocol.

Jeffrey Altman

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