CVE-2016-6254

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-07-26
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1360709: CVE-2016-6254 collectd: heap overflow in the network plugin
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in collectd's network plugin. The flaw allowed a remote attacker to crash the collectd daemon (denial of service) or possibly execute remote code using a crafted network packet. For this flaw to be exploited, the network plugin must be enabled.

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CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 8.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High

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