CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-09-04
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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