Upstream information

CVE-2005-1911 at MITRE


The fetchnews NNTP client in leafnode 1.11.2 and earlier can hang while waiting for input that never arrives, which allows remote NNTP servers to cause a denial of service (news loss).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 88489 [RESOLVED]

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