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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5621

Original release date: 09/29/2014
Last revised: 09/30/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

lib/engine/components/opal/opal-call.cpp in ekiga before 4.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an OPAL connection with a party name that contains invalid UTF-8 strings.

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: CONFIRM
Name: https://git.gnome.org/browse/ekiga/commit/?id=7d09807257
External Source: XF
Name: ekiga-utf8-dos(80640)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121203 Re: CVE Request -- Ekiga (x < 4.0.0): DoS (crash) after receiving call from other party with not UTF-8 valid name
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-2998
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/ekiga/4.0/ekiga-4.0.0.news
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=883058
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_5621_denial_of
External Source: BID
Name: 56790

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:ekiga:ekiga:3.9.90 and previous versions

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