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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.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 9.1
Publish Date: Aug 19, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Aug 23, 2016

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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