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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4517

Original release date: 10/22/2012
Last revised: 03/07/2013


ibacm before 1.0.6 does not properly manage reference counts for multicast connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ibacm service crash) via a crafted join response.


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: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121011 CVE Request -- librdmacm (one issue) / ibacm (two issues)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.openfabrics.org/git?p=~shefty/ibacm.git;a=commit;h=c7d28b35d64333c262de3ec972c426423dadccf9
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: ibacm-connections-dos(79396)
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865492
External Source: BID
Name: 55890
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121011 Re: CVE Request -- librdmacm (one issue) / ibacm (two issues)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-rdma] 20120413 [ANNOUNCE] ibacm release 1.0.6
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0509

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:openfabrics:ibacm:1.0.5 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)