[SA16282] Business Objects Enterprise / Crystal Reports Denial of Service

2005-08-01T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:9354
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-08-01T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Business Objects Enterprise / Crystal Reports Denial of Service

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA16282

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/16282/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: DoS

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Business Objects Enterprise XI http://secunia.com/product/5461/ Crystal Reports XI http://secunia.com/product/5462/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Business Objects Enterprise and Crystal Reports Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the Report Application Server (Crystalras.exe) and can be exploited to lock the service via a specially crafted request.

SOLUTION: Apply patches.

Business Objects Enterprise XI: http://ftp1.businessobjects.com/outgoing/EHF/commonXIwin_en.zip

Crystal Reports Server XI: http://ftp1.businessobjects.com/outgoing/EHF/commonXIwin_en.zip

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits Qualys.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: Business Objects: http://support.businessobjects.com/fix/hot/critical/bulletins/security_bulletin_june05.asp


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