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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6254

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_packet function in network.c in collectd before 5.4.3 and 5.x before 5.5.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted network packet.
Publish Date : 2016-08-19 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6254

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Collectd Collectd 5.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Collectd Collectd 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Collectd Collectd 2
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2016-6254

http://collectd.org/news.shtml CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/CM4W5SJ4OTBGINGIN4NJLXCUZAZANO6J/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-23f0d552e8
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/UIZ5UXDOB7BA5NGE2F2I2BL4K6763DHW/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-e16a14ffc5
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3636
DEBIAN DSA-3636
https://github.com/collectd/collectd/commit/b589096f907052b3a4da2b9ccc9b0e2e888dfc18 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6254

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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