OpenBSD Packet Filter DoS

2003-09-24T08:59:25
ID OSVDB:2258
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-09-24T08:59:25

Description

Vulnerability Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker causes the pf application to access freed memory, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, OpenBSD has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker causes the pf application to access freed memory, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:9949 Other Advisory URL: http://www.securitytracker.com/alerts/2003/Oct/1007917.html ISS X-Force ID: 13430 Bugtraq ID: 8766