CVE-2012-6122

NameCVE-2012-6122
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the thread scheduler in Chicken before 4.8.0.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by opening a file descriptor with a large integer value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs702410

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chicken (PTS)jessie4.9.0.1-1fixed
stretch4.11.0-1fixed
bullseye, buster4.13.0-1fixed
sid5.1.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chickensource(unstable)4.8.0.3-1low702410

Notes

[wheezy] - chicken <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - chicken <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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