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Symantec Veritas Storage Foundation Scheduler Service Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-02-21    Views:  6,026

Secunia Advisory SA29033

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Veritas Storage Foundation, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the Veritas Scheduler service (VxSchedService.exe) and can be exploited to cause the service to crash via specially crafted packets sent to default port 4888/TCP.

The vulnerability affects version 5.0 on Windows.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Original Advisory:
SYM08-004:
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.20.html

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=665

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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