Public Date:
817175: CVE-2012-2145 qpid-cpp: not closing incomplete connections exhausts file descriptors, leading to DoS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache Qpid 0.17 and earlier does not properly restrict incoming client connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via a large number of incomplete connections.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2145 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 RHSA-2012:1269 2012-09-19
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1277 2012-09-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 python-qpid 0.14-11.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 qpid-cpp 0.14-22.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 qpid-qmf 0.14-14.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 qpid-tools 0.14-6.el6_3 Fixed