CVE-2017-2893

NameCVE-2017-2893
DescriptionAn exploitable NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the MQTT packet parsing functionality of Cesanta Mongoose 6.8. An MQTT SUBSCRIBE packet can cause a NULL pointer dereference leading to server crash and denial of service. An attacker needs to send a specially crafted MQTT packet over the network to trigger this vulnerability.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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NOT-FOR-US: Cesanta Mongoose
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