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CVE-2012-4562

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-11-20
Bugzilla: 871620: CVE-2012-4562 libssh: multiple improper overflow checks

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in libssh before 0.5.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which triggers a buffer overflow, infinite loop, or possibly some other unspecified vulnerabilities.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4562 from the MITRE CVE 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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