CVE-2017-7401

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-02-13
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1439674: CVE-2017-7401 collectd: Infinite loop due to incorrect interaction of parse_packet() and parse_part_sign_sha256() functions
collectd contains an infinite loop due to how the parse_packet() and parse_part_sign_sha256() functions interact. If an instance of collectd is configured with "SecurityLevel None" and empty "AuthFile" options, an attacker can send crafted UDP packets that trigger the infinite loop, causing a denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7401 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 (collectd) RHSA-2017:1787 2017-07-19
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.4 for RHEL 7 (collectd) RHSA-2018:2615 2018-09-04
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.4 for RHEL 7 (collectd) RHSA-2018:2615 2018-09-04
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts (collectd) RHSA-2017:1285 2017-05-24
Red Hat Virtualization 4 (collectd) RHSA-2017:1285 2017-05-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Storage Console 2 collectd Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform Operational Tools 9 collectd Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 collectd Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 collectd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 8.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 collectd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 collectd Will not fix

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