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The ISS RealSecure Network Sensor fails to properly process certain types of DHCP traffic.

Vulnerability Note VU#101915

Original Release Date: 2003-03-11 | Last Revised: 2003-03-14

Overview

ISS RealSecure Network Sensor "informational signatures" fail to properly process certain types of DHCP traffic, thereby causing the sensor to crash.

Description

The ISS RealSecure Network Sensor fails to properly process certain types of DHCP traffic. If the sensor processes certain types of DHCP traffic, it will crash. For more information, please see http://bvlive01.iss.net/issEn/delivery/xforce/alertdetail.jsp?id=advise116.

Impact

An attacker can cause the sensor to stop functioning.

Solution

Apply a vendor update.

Vendor Information

101915
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Internet Security Systems Inc.

Updated:  March 11, 2003

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Please see http://www.iss.net/issEn/delivery/xforce/alertdetail.jsp?id=advise116.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by ISS X-Force.

This document was written by Ian A. Finlay.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2002-0601
Severity Metric: 4.73
Date Public: 2002-04-30
Date First Published: 2003-03-11
Date Last Updated: 2003-03-14 14:51 UTC
Document Revision: 10

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