CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-03-15
CWE: CWE-228->CWE-121
Bugzilla: 804042: CVE-2012-1184 asterisk: Stack-based buffer overflow by processing certain HTTP Digest Authentication headers (AST-2012-003)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ast_parse_digest function in main/utils.c in Asterisk 1.8.x before and 10.x before 10.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string in an HTTP Digest Authentication header.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1184 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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