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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


ONOS ONOS Controller version 1.13.1 and 1.13.2-rc1 and earlier contains a Denial of Service (Service crash) vulnerability in OVSDB component in ONOS that can result in An adversary can remotely crash OVSDB service ONOS controller via a normal switch.. This attack appear to be exploitable via the attacker should be able to control or forge a switch in the network..

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CWE-74 - Injection

Listed as the number one web application security risk on the 'OWASP Top Ten', injection attacks are widespread and dangerous, especially in legacy applications. Injection attacks are a class of vulnerabilities in which an attacker injects untrusted data into a web application that gets processed by an interpreter, altering the program's execution. This can result in data loss/theft, loss of data integrity, denial of service, and even compromising the entire system.

Advisory Timeline

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