Executive Summary

Name CVE-2002-0574 First vendor Publication 2002-07-03
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2024-01-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Memory leak in FreeBSD 4.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via ICMP echo packets that trigger a bug in ip_output() in which the reference count for a routing table entry is not decremented, which prevents the entry from being removed.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-0574

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-401 Failure to Release Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 65

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
5232 FreeBSD ip_output Routing Table ICMP Echo DoS

FreeBSD contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a malicious user sends ICMP echo packets to a victim that fill its routing table causing an exhaustion of memory, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4539
FREEBSD ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-02:21.tcpip.asc
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/5232
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8893.php

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