Stack-based buffer overflow in the unique_service_name function in ssdp/ssdp_server.c in the SSDP parser in the portable SDK for UPnP Devices (aka libupnp, formerly the Intel SDK for UPnP devices) before 1.6.18 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long UDN (aka uuid) field within a string that contains a :: (colon colon) in a UDP packet.
Published 2013-01-31 21:55:01
Updated 2017-11-03 01:29:00
Source CERT/CC
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5959

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-5959

  • UPnP SSDP M-SEARCH Information Discovery
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    Discover information from UPnP-enabled systems Authors: - todb <> - hdm <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-5959

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CWE ids for CVE-2012-5959

References for CVE-2012-5959

Products affected by CVE-2012-5959

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