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Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:07:37 +0100
From: Robin McCorkell <>
To: krb5-bugs@MIT.EDU
Subject: Seg fault when principal key cannot be read
I have found a segmentation fault situation, where the principal key is
assumed to be readable (and thus the required data structures have been

The offending line is line 451 of src/lib/kdb/kdb_default.c:

if (mkey->enctype == master_entry->key_data[0].key_data_type[0]) {

In the case of an incorrectly configured LDAP directory for example,
this seg faults the KDC on start up, as master_entry->key_data is still
set to NULL.
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