MaraDNS before 1.3.07.12 and 1.4.x before 1.4.08 computes hash values for DNS data without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted queries with the Recursion Desired (RD) bit set.
Published 2012-01-08 00:55:04
Updated 2020-08-19 19:41:37
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0024

0.28%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 69 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0024

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-0024

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-0024

Products affected by CVE-2012-0024

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