CVE-2017-7401

MEDIUM

Description

Incorrect interaction of the parse_packet() and parse_part_sign_sha256() functions in network.c in collectd 5.7.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) of a collectd instance (configured with "SecurityLevel None" and with empty "AuthFile" options) via a crafted UDP packet.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97321

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1285

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1787

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2615

https://github.com/collectd/collectd/issues/2174

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-03

Updated: 2018-09-04

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH