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IBM Communications Server APPC Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-05-26    Last Update:  2010-06-29    Views:  3,342

Secunia Advisory SA39909

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing APPC (Advanced Program-to-Program Communications) packets. This can be exploited to crash an affected server via a specially crafted APPC packet defining a GDSID variable with an overly small length.

The vulnerability is reported in the following products:
* IBM Communications Server for AIX 6.3
* IBM Communications Server for Windows 6.1.3


Solution:
Apply fixes.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
IBM (IZ68810 and JR36026):
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24013012
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ68810
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24024222
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR36026

Deep Links:
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