Public Date:
858995: CVE-2012-4435 fwknop: fwknopd server did not properly validate allowed IP addresses from malicious authenticated clients

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

fwknop before 2.0.3 does not properly validate IP addresses, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) via a long IP address.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4435 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 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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