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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2002-1912

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

SkyStream EMR5000 1.16 through 1.18 does not drop packets or disable the Ethernet interface when the buffers are full, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (null pointer exception and kernel panic) via a large number of packets.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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Advisory Timeline

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