[Samba] Account is sensitive and cannot be delegated (userAccountControl NOT_DELEGATED flag 0x00100000)
- Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2018 11:11:22 +0000
- From: Antonios Kalkakos via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Samba] Account is sensitive and cannot be delegated (userAccountControl NOT_DELEGATED flag 0x00100000)
I have an AD with two Debian Stretch Samba 4.5.12 DCs. The Samba and Heimdal Kerberos 7.1.0 packages are installed from Debian repositories. Management is done from MS-RSAT installed on a Windows 7 Pro client.
When I select the option "Account is sensitive and cannot be delegated" (in Active Directory Users and Computers under the Account tab) for a user account regardless of its privileges, the user cannot logon on any client PC. Windows 7 responds "Logon failure: user account restriction. Possible reasons are blank passwords are not allowed, logon hour restrictions, or a policy restriction has been enforced" and a Debian Stretch client responds "You are not allowed to logon from this workstation". The Samba DC will provide a non-forwardable TGT, if you ask for it with kinit -F command from the Linux client. Issuing the command kinit -f will again fail with "krb5_get_init_creds: Ticket may not be forwardable".
Investigation with Wireshark showed that after receiving an AS-REQ for a TGT with the forwardable flag set, the Samba 4.5.12 DC responds a KRB5KDC_ERR_POLICY with e-text "Ticket may not be forwardabale" (same as kinit -f). This behavior is correct according to CVE-2016-2125 (https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2016-2125.html) which states:
The UF_NOT_DELEGATED can be used to disable the ability to get forwardable TGT
for the account. It means the KDC will respond with an error if the client asks
for the forwardable ticket. The client typically gives up and removes the
GSS_C_DELEG_FLAG flag and continues without passing delegated credentials.
Administrators can use this to disable possible delegation for the most
privileged accounts (e.g. administrator accounts).
Upon the initial logon procedure however, both Samba 4.5.12 and Windows 7 clients will actually give up and not continue asking for a non-forwardable TGT, which means that the user will be locked out.
Testing with Wireshark on another AD with one Windows 2008 R2 DC showed that the DC ignored the forwardable flag on AS-REQ and the user logged in normally having a non-forwardable TGT. All subsequent TGS requests on the same logon session from a Windows 7 client didn't have the forwardable flag set.
Should I fill a bug for that, request to be added on Samba wiki or am I doing something wrong?
Thank you in advance,
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