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CVE-2012-4516

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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 6 (librdmacm) RHSA-2013:1661 2013-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 librdmacm Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

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