CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2010-12-20
CWE: CWE-122
Bugzilla: 665046: CVE-2010-1676 Tor: Remotely exploitable heap-based buffer overflow


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in Tor before and 0.2.2.x before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1676 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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