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CVE-2012-4517

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-04-04
Bugzilla: 865492: CVE-2012-4517 ibacm: DoS (ibacm deamon crash) by joining responses for multicast destinations

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ibacm before 1.0.6 does not properly manage reference counts for multicast connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ibacm service crash) via a crafted join response.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4517 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 RHSA-2013:0509 February 20, 2013

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