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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.4 5.4
CVE Id CVE-2005-3899
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:55:35
Published 29 Nov 2005 04:03:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-3899

Summary

The automatic update feature in Google Talk allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) by poisoning a target's DNS cache and causing a large update file to be sent, which consumes large amounts of CPU and memory during the signature verification, aka BenjiBug.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Google Talk


References

XF - googletalk-automatic-update-dos(23180)

BUGTRAQ - 20051123 Google Talk Denial of Service - BenjiBug

FULLDISC - 20051122 Google Talk Denial of Service - BenjiBug


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:06