Threat Encyclopedia

Eclipse.Mosquitto.Message.Broker.Topic.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service Vulnerability in Eclipse Mosquitto.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handle a maliciously crafted web page. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Eclipse Mosquitto versions from 1.5 to 1.5.2

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://mosquitto.org/download/

CVE References

CVE-2018-12543