CVE-2016-6254

NVD - CVE-2016-6254

CVE-2016-6254 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_packet function in network.c in collectd before 5.4.3 and 5.x before 5.5.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted network packet.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://collectd.org/news.shtml Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3636 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/collectd/collectd/commit/b589096f907052b3a4da2b9ccc9b0e2e888dfc18 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/CM4W5SJ4OTBGINGIN4NJLXCUZAZANO6J/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/UIZ5UXDOB7BA5NGE2F2I2BL4K6763DHW/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6254
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/04/2019
Source:
MITRE