Upstream information

CVE-2016-5301 at MITRE


The parse_chunk_header function in libtorrent before 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) HTTP response or possibly a (2) UPnP broadcast.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 983228 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

    openSUSE-SU-2016:1635-1 openSUSE-SU-2016:2283-1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun Jun 5 05:15:59 2016
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:11:40 2023