RealServer pnserver Malformed Request DoS

1998-01-15T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:6979
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1998-01-15T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

RealServer contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker telnets to the pnserver and issues a specially crafted request, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 5.01 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

RealServer contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker telnets to the pnserver and issues a specially crafted request, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1998_3/0569.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1998_1/0083.html ISS X-Force ID: 7297 CVE-1999-1045