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EMC Avamar TCP Packet Processing Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2010-05-27    Views:  3,391

Secunia Advisory SA39919

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing network packets. This can be exploited to hang the "gsan" service via a specially crafted TCP packet.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 4.1.x and 5.0.


Solution:
Contact EMC Customer service to obtain patch #18975 for versions 4.1.x, or to request an upgrade to version 5.0 SP1 or later.

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

Original Advisory:
ESA-2010-007:
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/1005-advisories/ESA-2010-007.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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