Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 858995
CVE-2012-4435 fwknop: fwknopd server did not properly validate allowed IP addresses from malicious authenticated clients
Last modified: 2015-08-22 10:50:17 EDT
An instance of improper validation flaw (leading to fwknopd server crash or missing detection of error condition) has been corrected in upstream 2.0.3 version of fwknop (from upstream Changelog at ):
2) [server] Fernando Arnaboldi from IOActive found a condition in which the server did not properly validate allow IP addresses from malicious authenticated clients. This has been fixed with stronger allow IP validation.
Relevant upstream patches:
This issue affects the versions of the fwknop package, as shipped with Rawhide and Fedora release of 17. Please schedule an update.
This issue did NOT affect the version of the fwknop package, as shipped with Fedora release of 16 (as it is Perl language based implementation yet).
Created fwknop tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-rawhide [bug 859006]
Affects: fedora-17 [bug 859007]