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McAfee e-Business Server Authentication Packet Processing Denial Of Service

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Release Date:  2007-04-18    Last Update:  2007-04-27    Views:  10,050

Secunia Advisory SA24893

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in McAfee e-Business Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the administration utility service when processing authentication packets. This can be exploited to crash the service via a specially crafted packet with an overly large length value.

The vulnerability reportedly affects the following versions:
* 8.5.1 and earlier for Windows
* 8.5.1 and earlier for Solaris
* 8.1.0 and earlier for Linux
* 8.1.0 and earlier for HP-UX
* 8.1.0 and earlier for AIX


Solution:
Apply updates.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered by an anonymous person and reported via iDefense Labs.

Original Advisory:
McAfee:
https://knowledge.mcafee.com/SupportSite/dynamickc.do?externalId=612751&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=516

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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