krb5-1.9.4 is released
tlyu at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 20 23:29:07 EDT 2012
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The MIT Kerberos Team announces the availability of MIT Kerberos 5
Release 1.9.4. Please see below for a list of some major changes
included, or consult the README file in the source tree for a more
detailed list of significant changes.
RETRIEVING KERBEROS 5 RELEASE 1.9.4
You may retrieve the Kerberos 5 Release 1.9.4 source from the
The homepage for the krb5-1.9.4 release is:
Further information about Kerberos 5 may be found at the following
and at the MIT Kerberos Consortium web site:
The Data Encryption Standard (DES) is widely recognized as weak. The
krb5-1.7 release contains measures to encourage sites to migrate away
- From using single-DES cryptosystems. Among these is a configuration
variable that enables "weak" enctypes, which defaults to "false"
beginning with krb5-1.8.
Major changes in 1.9.4
This is a bugfix release.
* Fix interop issues with Windows Server 2008 R2 Read-Only Domain
* Work around a glibc bug that causes spurious DNS PTR queries to
occur even when rdns = false.
* Fix a kadmind denial of service issue (null pointer dereference),
which could only be triggered by an administrator with the "create"
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