CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-04-24
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
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
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1277 September 19, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 RHSA-2012:1269 September 19, 2012

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