Microsoft OData CVE-2018-8269 Denial of Service Vulnerability

2018-09-11T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-105322
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2018-09-11T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft OData is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft OData

Recommendations

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of suspicious or anomalous activity. This may help detect malicious actions that an attacker may take after successfully exploiting vulnerabilities in applications. Review all applicable logs regularly.

Do not use client software to access unknown or untrusted hosts from critical systems.
Due to the nature of this issue, avoid using the client application to connect to unknown or untrusted hosts.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.