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Ipswitch Instant Messaging Server Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2007-07-24    Last Update:  2008-02-08    Views:  10,251

Secunia Advisory SA26154

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Ipswitch Instant Messaging Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an overwritten destructor and can be exploited to crash the Ipswitch Instant Messaging Server through the "DoAttachVideoSender", "DoAttachVideoReceiver", "DoAttachAudioSender" or "DoAttachAudioReceiver" function by establishing a TCP session with the IM Server service on port 5179.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.0.5.30. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.0.7.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Original Advisory:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=566

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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