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CVE-2011-4320 Detail

Description

The mod_pubsub module (mod_pubsub.erl) in ejabberd 2.1.8 and 3.0.0-alpha-3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a stanza with a publish tag that lacks a node attribute.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/17/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4320
Original release date:
02/17/2012
Last revised:
02/29/2012
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/19/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20111119 CVE request: ejabberd before 2.1.9
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/19/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20111119 Re: CVE request: ejabberd before 2.1.9
http://www.process-one.net/en/ejabberd/release_notes/release_note_ejabberd_2.1.9 External Source CONFIRM http://www.process-one.net/en/ejabberd/release_notes/release_note_ejabberd_2.1.9
https://support.process-one.net/browse/EJAB-1498 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://support.process-one.net/browse/EJAB-1498

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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