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CVE-2017-7651 Detail

Current Description

In Eclipse Mosquitto 1.4.14, a user can shutdown the Mosquitto server simply by filling the RAM memory with a lot of connections with large payload. This can be done without authentications if occur in connection phase of MQTT protocol.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

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
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=529754 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00037.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/06/msg00016.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://mosquitto.org/blog/2018/02/security-advisory-cve-2017-7651-cve-2017-7652/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4325 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption (CWE-400)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:eclipse:mosquitto:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.4.14

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7651
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019