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CVE-2012-3421 Detail

Description

The pduread function in pdu.c in libpcp in Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) before 3.6.5 does not properly time out connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (pmcd hang) by sending individual bytes of a PDU separately, related to an "event-driven programming flaw."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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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=9ba85dca940de976176ce196fd5e3c4170936354
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=841706
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15471040
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15540133
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15540172

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.6.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3421
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/06/2013