CVE-2012-3420

NameCVE-2012-3420
DescriptionMultiple memory leaks in Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) before 3.6.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or daemon crash) via a large number of PDUs with (1) a crafted context number to the DoFetch function in pmcd/src/dofetch.c or (2) a negative type value to the __pmGetPDU function in libpcp/src/pdu.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2533-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs685476
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pcp (PTS)squeeze3.3.3-squeeze3fixed
squeeze (security)3.3.3-squeeze2fixed
jessie3.9.10fixed
stretch3.10.1fixed
sid3.10.4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pcpsource(unstable)3.6.5medium685476
pcpsourcesqueeze3.3.3-squeeze2mediumDSA-2533-1

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