|Bugzilla:||861242: CVE-2012-4460 qpid-cpp: lack of bounds checking in qpid::framing::Buffer can lead to DoS if asserts are enabled|
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.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of qpid-cpp as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG as asserts are not enabled.
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Red Hat security errata
This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.
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