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Sid 1-35689

Message

PROTOCOL-OTHER MiniUPNP rootdesc.xml buffer overflow attempt

Summary

Buffer overflow in the IGDstartelt function in igddescparse.c in the MiniUPnP client (aka MiniUPnPc) before 1.9.20150917 allows remote UPNP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an "oversized" XML element name.

Impact

CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

CVE-2015-6031:

CVSS base score 6.8

CVSS impact score 6.4

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL

Integrity Impact PARTIAL

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed information

CVE-2015-6031: Buffer overflow in the IGDstartelt function in igddescparse.c in the MiniUPnP client (aka MiniUPnPc) before 1.9.20150917 allows remote UPNP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an "oversized" XML element name.

Affected systems

  • miniupnp_project miniupnp 1.9.2015828

Ease of attack

CVE-2015-6031:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2015-0035