CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-08
Bugzilla: 865483: CVE-2012-4516 librdmacm: Tried to connect to port 6125 if ibacm.port was not found


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

librdmacm 1.0.16, when ibacm.port is not specified, connects to port 6125, which allows remote attackers to specify the address resolution information for the application via a malicious ib_acm service.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4516 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.2
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 RHSA-2013:1661 November 20, 2013

External References


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

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