Denial of Service in ISS RealSecure

Reported April 30, 2002, by Internet Security Systems.

VERSION AFFECTED

 

  • RealSecure Network Sensor 6.5

  • RealSecure Network Sensor 6.0, XPU 3.4 and later

  • RealSecure Network Sensor 5.x, XPU 3.4 and later

DESCRIPTION

A Denial of Service (DoS) condition exists in Internet Security Systems’ RealSecure Network Sensor. Specifically, a vulnerability in the three informational signatures associated with DHCP can result in a segmentation fault or exception error. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted DHCP traffic, causing the sensor to malfunction or crash.

 

VENDOR RESPONSE

 

The vendor, Internet Security Systems, has issued X-Press Update 4.3, which contains a fix for this vulnerability.

 

CREDIT
Discovered by Internet Security Systems

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish