Microsoft Communicator, and Communicator in Microsoft Office 2010 beta, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of SIP INVITE requests, which trigger the creation of many sessions.
Published 2008-11-20 15:30:00
Updated 2024-02-02 03:07:26
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-5180

61.92%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-5180

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-5180

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-5180

Products affected by CVE-2008-5180

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