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Remote Execute vulnerable to denial-of-service

Vulnerability Note VU#136424

Original Release Date: 2004-12-10 | Last Revised: 2004-12-10

Overview

Remote Execute cannot handle more than seven connections simultaneously. If more than seven connections are attempted, Remote Execute will crash, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Description

Remote Execute is a network administration tool for the Windows platform that allows users to run applications remotely. Remote Execute contains a vulnerability that may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition. The flaw exists because Remote Execute cannot handle more than seven connections simultaneously. If seven or more connections are attempted, Remote Execute will crash.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to crash Remote Execute resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Solution

Upgrade

This issue was addressed in Remote Execute version 2.3.0.1.

Vendor Information

136424
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

IBEX Software

Updated:  December 10, 2004

Status

  Unknown

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

US-CERT has no additional comments at this time.

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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 reported by Paul Craig.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 1.18
Date Public: 2004-12-06
Date First Published: 2004-12-10
Date Last Updated: 2004-12-10 20:19 UTC
Document Revision: 29

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