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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2385

The terminal dispatcher in mosh before 1.2.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (long loop and CPU consumption) via an escape sequence with a large repeat count value.
Publish Date : 2012-06-29 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2385

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 0.98c Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1.3-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1.3-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Keith Winstein Mosh 1.2-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Keith Winstein Mosh 10

- References For CVE-2012-2385
MLIST [oss-security] 20120522 Re: CVE Request -- mosh (and probably vte too): mosh server DoS (long loop) due improper parsing of terminal parameters in terminal dispatcher
XF mosh-sequences-dos(75779)
BID 53646 Mosh Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2012-06-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2385

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