collectd5 -- Denial of service by sending a signed network packet to a server which is not set up to check signatures

2017-02-13T00:00:00
ID 08A2DF48-6C6A-11E7-9B01-2047478F2F70
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2017-02-13T00:00:00

Description

marcinguy reports:

After sending this payload, collectd seems to be entering endless while() loop in packet_parse consuming high CPU resources, possibly crash/gets killed after a while.