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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0292

Original release date: 02/08/2010
Last revised: 02/09/2010


The read_from_cmd_socket function in cmdmon.c in chronyd in Chrony before 1.23.1, and 1.24-pre1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) by sending a spoofed cmdmon packet that triggers a continuous exchange of NOHOSTACCESS messages between two daemons, a related issue to CVE-2009-3563.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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: BID
Name: 38106
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://chrony.tuxfamily.org/News.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.tuxfamily.org/chrony/chrony.git/?p=gitroot/chrony/chrony.git;a=commit;h=7864c7a70ce00369194e734eb2842ecc5f8db531
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1992
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=555367

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)