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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1996

licq before 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file-descriptor exhaustion and application crash) via a large number of connections.
Publish Date : 2008-04-28 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1996

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Licq Licq 0.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Licq Licq 0.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Licq Licq 0.75 991219 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Licq Licq 0.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Licq Licq 0.75.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Licq Licq 0.75.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Licq Licq 0.75.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Licq Licq 0.75.3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Licq Licq 0.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Licq Licq 0.80 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Licq Licq 0.81 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Licq Licq 0.84b Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Licq Licq 0.84a Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Licq Licq 0.85 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Licq Licq 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Licq Licq 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Licq Licq 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Licq Licq 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Licq Licq 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Licq Licq 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Licq Licq 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Licq Licq 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Licq Licq 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Licq Licq 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Licq Licq 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Licq Licq 1.3.0 Pre Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Licq Licq 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Licq Licq 1.3.2 Rc Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Licq Licq 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Licq Licq 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Licq Licq 30

- References For CVE-2008-1996
VUPEN ADV-2008-1446
XF licq-connections-dos(41732)
BID 28679 LICQ File Descriptor Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-30
BUGTRAQ 20080408 licq remote DoS?
BUGTRAQ 20080410 Re: Re: licq remote DoS? CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20080425 CVE request: licq denial of service
BUGTRAQ 20080410 Re: licq remote DoS?
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:010

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1996

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