GNU Gatekeeper before 3.1 does not limit the number of connections to the status port, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection and thread consumption) via a large number of connections.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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