Upstream information

CVE-2011-5268 at MITRE

Description

connection.c in Bip before 0.8.9 does not properly close sockets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption and crash) via multiple failed SSL handshakes, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-4550. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2013-4550 because it is a different type of issue.

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
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 856833 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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