VDB-113912 · CVE-2018-6532 · OpenVAS 865434

Icinga up to 2.8.1 Request resource consumption

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A vulnerability was found in Icinga up to 2.8.1. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality. The manipulation as part of a Request leads to a resource consumption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-400. The software does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in Icinga 2.x through 2.8.1. By sending specially crafted (authenticated and unauthenticated) requests, an attacker can exhaust a lot of memory on the server side, triggering the OOM killer.

The weakness was disclosed 02/27/2018 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-6532 since 02/02/2018. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1499.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 113915, 113914 and 113913 are pretty similar.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.9
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Class: Resource consumption
CWE: CWE-400 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 865434
OpenVAS Name: Icinga2 < 2.8.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Patch: github.com


02/02/2018 🔍
02/27/2018 +25 days 🔍
02/27/2018 +0 days 🔍
02/28/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/16/2023 +1814 days 🔍


Advisory: github.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-6532 (🔍)
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Created: 02/28/2018 08:24 AM
Updated: 02/16/2023 08:23 AM
Changes: 02/28/2018 08:24 AM (59), 01/09/2020 10:22 AM (1), 02/16/2023 08:23 AM (4)
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