Vulnerability CVE-2002-2124


Published: 2002-12-31   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The recvn and sendn functions in nylon 0.2 do not check when the recv function call returns 0, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) by closing the connection while recv is executing.

Vendor: Nylon
Product: Nylon 
Version: 0.2;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.security-express.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-10/0146.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5938
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/10334

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