CVE-2011-5268

NameCVE-2011-5268
Descriptionconnection.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.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bip (PTS)buster0.9.0~rc3-1fixed
bullseye0.9.0~rc4-1fixed
bookworm, sid0.9.3-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bipsource(unstable)0.8.9-1

Notes

[squeeze] - bip <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - bip <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Difference between CVE-2011-5268 and CVE-2013-4550: https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/02/9

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