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CVE-2014-2829 Detail

Current Description

Erlang Solutions MongooseIM through 1.3.1 rev. 2 does not properly restrict the processing of compressed XML elements, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a crafted XMPP stream, aka an "xmppbomb" attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://xmpp.org/resources/security-notices/uncontrolled-resource-consumption-with-highly-compressed-xmpp-stanzas/
https://github.com/esl/MongooseIM/commit/586d96cc12ef218243a3466354b4d208b5472a6c Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:erlang-solutions:mongooseim:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:erlang-solutions:mongooseim:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:erlang-solutions:mongooseim:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:erlang-solutions:mongooseim:1.3.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:erlang-solutions:mongooseim:*:rev2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.3.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2829
NVD Published Date:
04/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
04/11/2014