GNUnet UDP denial of service

gnunet-udp-dos (26527) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

GNUnet is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by improper handling of UDP datagrams. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted UDP packet to cause an infinite loop resulting in all available CPU resources to be consumed.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate fix, as listed in the GNUnet Changelog. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Christian Grothoff GNUnet 0.7.0d
  • Christian Grothoff GNUnet SVN revision 2780

Reported:

May 12, 2006

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