CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-05
Bugzilla: 861234: CVE-2012-4458 qpid-cpp: long arrays of zero-width types cause a denial of service


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The AMQP type decoder in Apache Qpid 0.20 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and server crash) via a large number of zero width elements in the client-properties map in a connection.start-ok message.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4458 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-2013:0561 March 06, 2013
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2013:0562 March 06, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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