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Moderately critical

ELOG "global" Logbook Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2006-11-10    Last Update:  2007-02-20    Views:  8,315

Secunia Advisory SA22800

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Jayesh KS and Arun Kethipelly have discovered a vulnerability in ELOG, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL pointer dereference error when handling an URL with the logbook set to "global" (e.g. "http://[host]:8080/global/").

Successful exploitation crashes the elogd daemon, but requires valid user credentials when a read password is globally configured.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.6.2-1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.6.2-7.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Jayesh KS and Arun Kethipelly

Original Advisory:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=392016;msg=27

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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