Upstream information

CVE-2021-41396 at MITRE

Description

Live555 through 1.08 does not handle socket connections properly. A huge number of incoming socket connections in a short time invokes the error-handling module, in which a heap-based buffer overflow happens. An attacker can leverage this to launch a DoS attack.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/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 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1201459 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 12 20:02:29 2022
CVE page last modified: Mon Nov 21 16:46:39 2022