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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5958

Original release date: 01/31/2013
Last revised: 09/02/2015


Stack-based buffer overflow in the unique_service_name function in ssdp/ssdp_server.c in the SSDP parser in the portable SDK for UPnP Devices (aka libupnp, formerly the Intel SDK for UPnP devices) before 1.6.18 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a UDP packet with a crafted string that is not properly handled after a certain pointer subtraction.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Per CERT's advisory additional products may be affected: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/922681 "Hundreds of vendors have used the libupnp library in their products, many of which are acting as the home routers for consumer networks. Any application linking to libupnp is likely to be affected"

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#922681
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tsd.dlink.com.tw/temp/PMD/13039/DSR-250_250N_A1_A2_Release_Notes_FW_v1.08B44_WW_RU.pdf
External Source: MISC
Name: https://community.rapid7.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/2150-1-16596/SecurityFlawsUPnP.pdf
External Source: MISC
Name: https://community.rapid7.com/community/infosec/blog/2013/01/29/security-flaws-in-universal-plug-and-play-unplug-dont-play
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tsd.dlink.com.tw/temp/PMD/12879/DSR-500_500N_1000_1000N_A1_Release_Notes_FW_v1.08B77_WW.pdf
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0037
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tsd.dlink.com.tw/temp/PMD/12966/DSR-150_A1_A2_Release_Notes_FW_v1.08B44_WW.pdf
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://pupnp.sourceforge.net/ChangeLog
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0255
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2615
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20130129 Portable SDK for UPnP Devices Contains Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tsd.dlink.com.tw/temp/PMD/12960/DSR-150N_A2_Release_Notes_FW_v1.05B64_WW.pdf
External Source: BID
Name: 57602
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2614
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:098
External Source: MISC
Name: https://community.rapid7.com/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?file=00P1400000cCaFb

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