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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3418

libpcp in Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) before 3.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a PDU with the numcreds field value greater than the number of actual elements to the __pmDecodeCreds function in p_creds.c; (2) the string byte number value to the __pmDecodeNameList function in p_pmns.c; (3) the numids value to the __pmDecodeIDList function in p_pmns.c; (4) unspecified vectors to the __pmDecodeProfile function in p_profile.c; the (5) status number value or (6) string number value to the __pmDecodeNameList function in p_pmns.c; (7) certain input to the __pmDecodeResult function in p_result.c; (8) the name length field (namelen) to the DecodeNameReq function in p_pmns.c; (9) a crafted PDU_FETCH request to the __pmDecodeFetch function in p_fetch.c; (10) the namelen field in the __pmDecodeInstanceReq function in p_instance.c; (11) the buflen field to the __pmDecodeText function in p_text.c; (12) PDU_INSTANCE packets to the __pmDecodeInstance in p_instance.c; or the (13) c_numpmid or (14) v_numval fields to the __pmDecodeLogControl function in p_lcontrol.c, which triggers integer overflows, heap-based buffer overflows, and/or buffer over-reads.
Publish Date : 2012-08-27 Last Update Date : 2013-10-08
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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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2533-1 pcp - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20165 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3418

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application SGI Performance Co-pilot 3.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SGI Performance Co-pilot 13

- References For CVE-2012-3418
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1036
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-12024
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0190
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-12076;a=blob;f=CHANGELOG;h=16c9cbb2f61d909487ea1c3171f4ab33e5648ac5;hb=fe51067ae869a4d59f350ac319b09edcb77ac8e6 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=f190942b552aa80d59bbe718866aa00b8e3fd5cc CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=49c679c44425915a8d6aa4af5f90b35384843c12 CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=cced6012b4b93bfb640a9678589ced5416743910 CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=9f4e392c97ce42744ec73f82268ce6c815fdca0e CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20120816 pcp: Multiple security flaws;a=commitdiff;h=bfb3ab8c6b3d75b1a6580feee76a7d0925a3633c CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=7eb479b91ef12bf89a15b078af2107c8c4746a4a CONFIRM;a=commit;h=e4faa1f0ba29151340920d975fc7639adf8371d5 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1081
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1079;a=commit;h=b441980d53be1835b25f0cd6bcc0062da82032dd CONFIRM;a=commit;h=babd6c5c527f87ec838c13a1b4eba612af6ea27c CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=f0eaefe046b1061797f45b0c20bb2ac371b504a5 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3418

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