Vulnerability CVE-2003-0032


Published: 2003-01-17   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Memory leak in libmcrypt before 2.5.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a large number of requests to the application, which causes libmcrypt to dynamically load algorithms via libtool.

Vendor: Mcrypt
Product: Libmcrypt 
Version:
2.5_.0
2.5.3
2.5.2
2.5.1_r4

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://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000567
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104162752401212&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104188513728573&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-228
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10988.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6512

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