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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6254: Security patch for collectd (ALAS-2016-739)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-6254: Security patch for collectd (ALAS-2016-739)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/02/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_packet function in network.c in collectd before 5.4.3 and 5.x before 5.5.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted network packet.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-collectd

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-collectd

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