Bug 1073285 (CVE-2014-0212) - CVE-2014-0212 qpid-cpp: on-demand ACL policy loading enables a denial of service by consuming all available file descriptors
Summary: CVE-2014-0212 qpid-cpp: on-demand ACL policy loading enables a denial of serv...
Alias: CVE-2014-0212
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On:
Blocks: 1073289
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Reported: 2014-03-06 07:00 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:14 UTC (History)
14 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-10-21 07:05:25 UTC

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Description Murray McAllister 2014-03-06 07:00:50 UTC
Frantisek Reznicek of Red Hat reported that a change in or before qpid version 0.22 resulted in ACL policies only being loaded if the acl-file option was specified. This resulted in qpidd, by default, not checking the connection limit. A client could send a large number of requests to qpidd, resulting in the file descriptor limit being reached and qpidd refusing to handle further connections.

Comment 2 Murray McAllister 2014-05-06 08:24:07 UTC

This issue was discovered by Frantisek Reznicek of Red Hat.

Comment 3 David Jorm 2014-05-08 09:36:04 UTC

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of qpid-cpp as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2; and Red Hat Enterprise MRG Messaging 3.

Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2014-10-21 07:05:25 UTC
MRG-M 3.0 GA [1] was not affected by this issue.

[1] https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2014-1296.html

Comment 5 Arun Babu Neelicattu 2014-10-21 07:54:28 UTC
Upstream Issue:


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