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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2001-0683

Original release date: 09/20/2001
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Memory leak in Netscape Collabra Server 3.5.4 and earlier allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) by repeatedly sending approximately 5K of data to TCP port 5238.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20010226 def-2001-08: Netscape Collabra DoS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: netscape-collabra-kernel-dos(6158)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit

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