Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2133-1 collectd -- denial of service

Date Reported:
13 Dec 2010
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 605092.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2010-4336.
More information:

It was discovered that collectd, a statistics collection and monitoring daemon, is prone to a denial of service attack via a crafted network packet.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 4.4.2-3+lenny1.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 4.10.1-1+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.10.1-2.1.

This advisory only contains the packages for the alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, powerpc, s390 and sparc architectures. The packages for the mipsel architecture will be released soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your collectd packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (lenny)

Size/MD5 checksum: 1742 7eb809863e35c70e5da831ef83e5935b
Size/MD5 checksum: 1220408 dbffe35a2d19840e86253c7052485ff0
Size/MD5 checksum: 38096 6e0579c82d00a84da53d06eba261a157
Architecture-independent component:
Size/MD5 checksum: 58100 6ab2decfb0f6d4822bd399f83acde4bf
Size/MD5 checksum: 476094 3ba6081a7bda823e51deb57e670681a6
Size/MD5 checksum: 465310 512bcae97e48588f6f8e3c06b71b4a05
Size/MD5 checksum: 496366 90685a47da1745e9bbc8dba2979cfe64
Size/MD5 checksum: 443120 1ab233f04323751ced0078715dd82071
Size/MD5 checksum: 466518 399a912918db34f2986fb5338081b261
Size/MD5 checksum: 425430 21cd791ba65567b6998188efe1b9d9c3
Size/MD5 checksum: 469682 8054cff25dc257476d2a533b6058ee93
Size/MD5 checksum: 439244 f53bd8054c6c27b08e39b2aef5aaab61
HP Precision:
Size/MD5 checksum: 462784 cf54ada8a3af6e42c06b0900dbeb90e7
Size/MD5 checksum: 465640 5d2b68b4a158e7ff513227dec30cdd16
Intel IA-32:
Size/MD5 checksum: 464516 2a7655f9aa1b3a4c7621cf78bd374efc
Size/MD5 checksum: 423402 a4d5e2884269a67f3e97751dd71c27fd
Intel IA-64:
Size/MD5 checksum: 480124 44fcf702d45fcf3eabb96d61472dcb55
Size/MD5 checksum: 546484 5775d3d87c1f2f565e4b638d935bea7c
Big-endian MIPS:
Size/MD5 checksum: 480898 0809b6c3bdb6571ce7a8f2e4a3d26522
Size/MD5 checksum: 432446 0d96311abc84ea9d52633410cf9bc9ac
Size/MD5 checksum: 530484 c566c5caa95ebf68637cbf22ebb09d55
Size/MD5 checksum: 528826 9465884478ae3b9d01e917c6a83c4f11
IBM S/390:
Size/MD5 checksum: 467426 19128d66e83d38e13dc393741218a7b2
Size/MD5 checksum: 446950 01f36f15ede792ce1c6840b8e058ef9d
Sun Sparc:
Size/MD5 checksum: 433938 5e577a4403d2318faac96709179bf47e
Size/MD5 checksum: 428472 7661dd06cf7c90130dd706cf21bacf3d

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.