Upstream information

CVE-2011-5280 at MITRE


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in BOINC 6.13.x allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long trickle-up to (1) client/cs_trickle.cpp or (2) db/db_base.cpp.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

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 entries: 817777 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 881055 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 boinc-client Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 boinc-client Affected