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CVE-2012-2944 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the addchar function in common/parseconf.c in upsd in Network UPS Tools (NUT) before 2.6.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (electric-power outage) via a long string containing non-printable characters.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/01/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://alioth.debian.org/tracker/?func=detail&aid=313636 Exploit
http://networkupstools.org/docs/user-manual.chunked/apis01.html
http://trac.networkupstools.org/projects/nut/changeset/3633
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2484
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:087
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53743
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75980
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514634

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2944
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018