Check Point Advisories

MIT Kerberos 5 KDC Denial of Service (CVE-2013-1416; CVE-2015-2697)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1851
Date Published: 2 Jun 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-1416
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? MIT Kerberos 5 prior to 1.14
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability has been reported in MIT Kerberos 5 KDC server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the MIT Kerberos 5 KDC Denial of Service protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  MIT Kerberos 5 KDC Denial of Service

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