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LIN6-11728 : Security Advisory - collectd - CVE-2016-6254

Created: Aug 28, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Sep 8, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


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.

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