Vulnerability Note VU#320233

Wyse ThinOS LPD service buffer overflow vulnerability

Original Release date: 16 Aug 2010 | Last revised: 16 Aug 2010

Overview

Wyse ThinOS HF 4.4.079i has a buffer overflow vulnerability in the LPD service (515/tcp).

Description

The LPD service (515/tcp) on Wyse ThinOS HF 4.4.079i crashes when a long buffer is sent to it. This condition may exist in all versions before Wyse ThinOS 6.5.

Impact

An attacker can cause the device to crash and may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

The vendor recommends users upgrade to Wyse ThinOS 6.5 or newer.

Restrict Access

Enable firewall rules to restrict access for port 515/tcp to only trusted sources.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
WyseAffected19 Nov 200916 Aug 2010
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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References

  • None

Credit

Thanks to Kevin Finisterres for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 16 Aug 2010
  • Date First Published: 16 Aug 2010
  • Date Last Updated: 16 Aug 2010
  • Document Revision: 23

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