CVE-2012-4445 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the eap_server_tls_process_fragment function in eap_server_tls_common.c in the EAP authentication server in hostapd 0.6 through 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or abort) via a small "TLS Message Length" value in an EAP-TLS message with the "More Fragments" flag set.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://w1.fi/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=hostap.git;a=commitdiff;h=586c446e0ff42ae00315b014924ec669023bd8de Patch 
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2557
http://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-12:07.hostapd.asc
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:168
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/08/3
http://www.pre-cert.de/advisories/PRE-SA-2012-07.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55826
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027808
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79104

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4445
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.