CVE-2019-8960 Detail

Current Description

A Denial of Service vulnerability related to command handling has been identified in FlexNet Publisher lmadmin.exe version 11.16.2. The message reading function used in lmadmin.exe can, given a certain message, call itself again and then wait for a further message. With a particular flag set in the original message, but no second message received, the function eventually return an unexpected value which leads to an exception being thrown. The end result can be process termination.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Publisher-Knowledge-Base/CVE-2019-8960-remediated-in-FlexNet-Publisher/ta-p/124598/jump-to/first-unread-message Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-754 Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-8960
NVD Published Date:
04/21/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/28/2020
Source:
Flexera Software LLC