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CVE-2012-4517

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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 6 (ibacm) RHSA-2013:0509 2013-02-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libibmad 1.3.9-1.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 librdmacm 1.0.17-0.git4b5c1aa.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 infinipath-psm 3.0.1-115.1015_open.1.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 infiniband-diags 1.5.12-5.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 ibutils 1.5.7-7.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 rdma 3.6-1.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libibumad 1.3.8-1.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 ibacm 1.0.8-0.git7a3adb7.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 ibsim 0.5-7.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libibverbs 1.1.6-5.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libmlx4 1.0.4-1.el6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 opensm 3.3.15-1.el6 Fixed