Vulnerability Note VU#711420
LiveData Server fails to properly handle Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol packets
The LiveData Server fails to handle malformed Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol (COTP) packets. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to crash the LiveData Server.
The LiveData Server records and transmits data between two or more control systems. The Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol (COTP) is a transport layer protocol used in OSI networks. COTP is defined in ISO 8073. The LiveData implementation of COTP contains an unspecified vulnerability. By sending a specially crafted packet to a vulnerable LiveData Server, a remote attacker may be able to trigger this vulnerability.
A remote attacker can cause the LiveData Server to terminate abnormally, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.
This vulnerability is remedied in releases 5.00.62 or later of the LiveData Server products. This update is available on the LiveData web site.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|LiveData Inc.||Affected||23 May 2006||01 May 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported by Matt Franz of Digital Bond .
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-2490
- Date Public: 02 May 2007
- Date First Published: 02 May 2007
- Date Last Updated: 20 Jul 2007
- Severity Metric: 1.21
- Document Revision: 23
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