CVE-2018-14622

Public on 2020-04-20
Modified on 2020-04-23
Description
A null-pointer dereference vulnerability was found in libtirpc. The return value of makefd_xprt() was not checked in all instances, which could lead to a crash when the server exhausted the maximum number of available file descriptors. A remote attacker could cause an rpc-based application to crash by flooding it with new connections.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 libtirpc 2020-04-20 20:38 ALAS-2020-1362

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H