Vulnerability CVE-2017-7401


Published: 2017-04-03

Description:
Incorrect interaction of the parse_packet() and parse_part_sign_sha256() functions in network.c in collectd 5.7.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) of a collectd instance (configured with "SecurityLevel None" and with empty "AuthFile" options) via a crafted UDP packet.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Collectd
Product: Collectd 
Version: 5.7.1;

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.securityfocus.com/bid/97321
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1285
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1787
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2615
https://github.com/collectd/collectd/issues/2174

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