CVE-2012-3420 Detail

Current Description

Multiple memory leaks in Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) before 3.6.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or daemon crash) via a large number of PDUs with (1) a crafted context number to the DoFetch function in pmcd/src/dofetch.c or (2) a negative type value to the __pmGetPDU function in libpcp/src/pdu.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-August/085324.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-August/085333.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00024.html
http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=pcp/pcp.git;a=blob;f=CHANGELOG;h=16c9cbb2f61d909487ea1c3171f4ab33e5648ac5;hb=fe51067ae869a4d59f350ac319b09edcb77ac8e6
http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=pcp/pcp.git;a=commit;h=68fb968b4ee635bb301dc9ab64e633b0d66d27b4
http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=pcp/pcp.git;a=commit;h=a7dc844d3586ea79887655a97c4252a79751fdae
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2533
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/16/1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841298
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841319
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841704
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15471040
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15540133
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15540172

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3420
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/06/2013
Source:
MITRE