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Apache Qpid Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-10-08    Last Update:  2010-10-15    Views:  3,614

Secunia Advisory SA41710

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Apache Qpid, which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

1) An error when handling SSL connections can be exploited to prevent further connection attempts via an incomplete SSL handshake.

This vulnerability is reported in Apache Qpid C++ broker & client version 0.5. Other versions may also be affected.

2) An error when processing invalid AMQP data can be exploited to cause a crash.

3) An NULL pointer dereference error exists when attempting to redeclare an existing exchange and add a new alternate exchange. This can be exploited by an authenticated user to cause a crash.


Solution:
Update to version 0.6.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported as vulnerabilities in Red Hat bug reports.

Original Advisory:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632657
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=642373
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=642377

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