CVE Database

CVE-2012-4460

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-05
Bugzilla: 861242: CVE-2012-4460 qpid-cpp: lack of bounds checking in qpid::framing::Buffer can lead to DoS if asserts are enabled

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The serializing/deserializing functions in the qpid::framing::Buffer class in Apache Qpid 0.20 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this issue could also trigger an out-of-bounds read, but it might not trigger a crash.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4460 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of qpid-cpp as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG as asserts are not enabled.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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

External References

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/QPID-4629

Acknowledgements

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

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