krb5-1.9.3 is released
tlyu at MIT.EDU
Mon Feb 6 22:34:26 EST 2012
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The MIT Kerberos Team announces the availability of MIT Kerberos 5
Release 1.9.3. 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 1.9.3
You may retrieve the Kerberos 5 Release 1.9.3 source from the
The homepage for the krb5-1.9.3 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 1.9.3
This is primarily a bugfix release.
* Fix MITKRB5-SA-2011-007 KDC null pointer dereference in TGS handling
* Fix an interaction in iprop that could cause spurious excess kadmind
processes when a kprop child fails.
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