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909934: CVE-2012-6129 transmission: Stack-based buffer overflow (DoS) when processing acknowledgements

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in utp.cpp in libutp, as used in Transmission before 2.74 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted "micro transport protocol packets."

Find out more about CVE-2012-6129 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 5
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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