Ganglia gmond denial of service

ganglia-gmond-dos (13631) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Ganglia is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a vulnerability in gmond. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted packet to cause Ganglia to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Nov 06 2003 - 15:33:18 CST : DoS for Ganglia.
  • BID-8988: Ganglia gmond Malformed Packet Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2003-1163: hash.c in Ganglia gmond 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a UDP packet that contains a single-byte name string, which is used as an out-of-bounds array index.
  • OSVDB ID: 2787: Ganglia gmond Malcrafted UDP DoS
  • SA10166: Ganglia gmond Denial of Service Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Ganglia Ganglia 2.5.3

Reported:

Nov 06, 2003

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