Wyse ThinOS LPD service buffer overflow vulnerability

2010-08-16T00:00:00
ID VU:320233
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2010-08-16T00:00:00

Description

Overview

Wyse ThinOS HF 4.4.079i has a buffer overflow vulnerability in the LPD service (515/tcp).

Description

The LPD service (515/tcp) on Wyse ThinOS HF 4.4.079i crashes when a long buffer is sent to it. This condition may exist in all versions before Wyse ThinOS 6.5.


Impact

An attacker can cause the device to crash and may be able to execute arbitrary code.


Solution

The vendor recommends users upgrade to Wyse ThinOS 6.5 or newer.


Restrict Access

Enable firewall rules to restrict access for port 515/tcp to only trusted sources.


Vendor Information

Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
---|---|---|---
Wyse| | 19 Nov 2009| 16 Aug 2010
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
---|---|---
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A

References

  • None

Credit

Thanks to Kevin Finisterres for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 16 Aug 2010
  • Date First Published: 16 Aug 2010
  • Date Last Updated: 16 Aug 2010
  • Document Revision: 23