HP-UX SharedX recserv Unspecified DoS

1998-10-14T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:9651
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1998-10-14T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

HP-UX contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when sending certain messages to the listening port of the SharedX Receiver Service (recserv) program, which causes the service to enter a infinite processing loop, and will result in loss of availability for the service. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

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

Short Description

HP-UX contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when sending certain messages to the listening port of the SharedX Receiver Service (recserv) program, which causes the service to enter a infinite processing loop, and will result in loss of availability for the service. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/welcome.html Keyword: HPSBUX9810-086 ISS X-Force ID: 1393 CVE-1999-0779