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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2132

Original release date: 08/15/2013
Last revised: 10/07/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

bson/_cbsonmodule.c in the mongo-python-driver (aka. pymongo) before 2.5.2, as used in MongoDB, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via vectors related to decoding of an "invalid DBRef."

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130531 Re: CVE-2013-2132 MongoDB: User-triggerable NULL pointer dereference due to utter plebbery
External Source: MISC
Name: https://github.com/mongodb/mongo-python-driver/commit/a060c15ef87e0f0e72974c7c0e57fe811bbd06a2
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 60252
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=710597
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1064
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2705
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1897-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 93804
External Source: MISC
Name: https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/PYTHON-532

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