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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   nspluginwrapper Vendors:   nspluginwrapper.org
nspluginwrapper NPNVprivateModeBool Variable Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027757
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027757
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2486   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 14 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in nspluginwrapper. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

nspluginwrapper does not forward the NPNVprivateModeBool variable. Certain applications using the wrapper may crash and require a restart.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to cause the target user's application to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/davidben/nspluginwrapper/commit/7e4ab8e1189846041f955e6c83f72bc1624e7a98

Vendor URL:  nspluginwrapper.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 14 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) nspluginwrapper NPNVprivateModeBool Variable Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 14 Nov 2012 05:13:30 +0000
Subject:  nspluginwrapper


https://github.com/davidben/nspluginwrapper/commit/7e4ab8e1189846041f955e6c83f72bc1624e7a98

CVE-2011-2486
 
 


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