Vulnerability CVE-2005-3899


Published: 2005-11-29   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The automatic update feature in Google Talk allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) by poisoning a target's DNS cache and causing a large update file to be sent, which consumes large amounts of CPU and memory during the signature verification, aka BenjiBug.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.4/10
6.9/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Google -> TALK 

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-November/038969.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=113278119300162&w=2
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23180

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