MIT Kerberos V5 R1.0.4 is released

Aleph One (
Tue, 09 Dec 1997 22:28:11 -0600

Subject: MIT Kerberos V5 R1.0.4 is released
From: tlyu@MIT.EDU (Tom Yu)
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 16:33:17 -0800
Message-ID: <199712060018.TAA28644@tesla-coil.MIT.EDU>
Newsgroups: comp.protocols.kerberos

The MIT Kerberos Team is proud to announce the availability of MIT
Kerberos V5 Release 1.0.4. This release is a bug-fix release only;
there are no feature enhancements over the 1.0.3 release.
The following bugs were fixed:

* A typo in krlogind.c that caused rd_and_store_for_creds to be called
with the wrong arguments has been fixed.

* Telnetd now has the forwarded credentials security hole fixed as well.

* An incorrect buffer length in telnetd has been corrected.

* The KDC now verifies that strings to be logged are non-NULL prior to

* A fencepost error in the pty library has been corrected.

* The pty library no longer tries to chown a zero-length filename.

Getting Kerberos V5 1.0.4

The simplest way to get the new 1.0.4 release is via the Web. Use the
following URL:

Alternatively, you may retrieve the release using FTP:

FTP to, in /pub/kerberos. Get the file
README.KRB5-1.0.4. It will contain instructions on how to
obtain the 1.0.4 release.

Tom Yu
MIT Information Systems/Kerberos Development Team