CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-01-02
Bugzilla: 891646: CVE-2012-5976 asterisk: Crashes due to large stack allocations when using TCP (AST-2012-014)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack consumption vulnerabilities in Asterisk Open Source 1.8.x before, 10.x before 10.11.1, and 11.x before 11.1.2; Certified Asterisk 1.8.11 before 1.8.11-cert10; and Asterisk Digiumphones 10.x-digiumphones before 10.11.1-digiumphones allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via TCP data using the (1) SIP, (2) HTTP, or (3) XMPP protocol.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5976 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: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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