Sabre Desktop Reservation Software Sabserv client denial of service

sabre-sabserv-client-dos (10378) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Sabre Desktop Reservation Software is vulnerable to a denial of service attack in the Sabserv client. If a remote attacker sends arbitrary data to TCP port 1001, the attacker could cause the client to become disconnected from the Sabre gateway. The Sabserv client must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Denial of Service


Contact Sabre Product Support for information on obtaining an upgrade. See References.


  • iDEFENSE Security Advisory 10.16.02: Denial of Service in Sabre Desktop Reservation Client for Windows.
  • BID-5974: Sabre Desktop Reservation Software Client Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1191: The Sabserv client component in Sabre Desktop Reservation Software 4.2 through 4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed input to TCP port 1001.
  • OSVDB ID: 6555: Sabre Desktop Reservation Software Sabserv Client TCP Port 1001 DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Sabre Sabre Desktop Reservation Software 4.2
  • Sabre Sabre Desktop Reservation Software 4.3
  • Sabre Sabre Desktop Reservation Software 4.4


Oct 16, 2002

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