SonicWall SOHO Firewall Vulnerable to DoS Attack

Reported November 29, 2000 by Anitfork Research

VERSIONS AFFECTED
  • Sonicwall SOHO Firewall

DESCRIPTION

A Denial of Service (DoS) attack has been discovered in Sonicwall's SOHO Firewall product.  

Demonstration

By connecting to the administrative web page and sending a long string as the username a malicious attacker could cause the firewall to stop responding to internal requests. 

VENDOR RESPONSE

Sonicwall has been notified and will be repairing this problem in the next firmware upgrade.

CREDIT
Discovered by
Antifork Research

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