Vulnerability CVE-2016-6254


Published: 2016-08-19

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_packet function in network.c in collectd before 5.4.3 and 5.x before 5.5.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted network packet.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 8.0;
Vendor: Collectd
Product: Collectd 
Version: 5.5.1; 5.4.2;
Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 24; 23;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://collectd.org/news.shtml
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3636
https://github.com/collectd/collectd/commit/b589096f907052b3a4da2b9ccc9b0e2e888dfc18
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CM4W5SJ4OTBGINGIN4NJLXCUZAZANO6J/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UIZ5UXDOB7BA5NGE2F2I2BL4K6763DHW/

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