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Packeteer PacketShaper Input Handling Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2007-01-09    Last Update:  2007-06-12    Views:  10,267

Secunia Advisory SA23685

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


kian.mohageri has reported a vulnerability in Packeteer PacketShaper, which potentially can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an input handling error and can be exploited to cause the device to reset or reboot via an overly long string (around 1500 bytes) sent to e.g. the web interface.

Successful exploitation requires "look" or "touch" access to the device.

The vulnerability is reported in Packeteer PacketShaper 9500/ISP with PacketWise version 8.x.


Solution:
Update to version 8.2.0

Provided and/or discovered by:
kian.mohageri

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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