Globus Toolkit globus-job-manager denial of service

globus-globusjobmanager-dos (34374) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Globus Toolkit is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error in the globus-job-manager. By sending multiple specially-crafted Nexus messages, a remote attacker could consume a large amount of CPU, resulting in a kernel panic.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Globus Security-Announce Mailing List, Thu, 17 May 2007 14:08:27 -0500 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Globus Security-Announce Mailing List, Thu, 17 May 2007 14:08:27 -0500: Globus Security Advisory 2007-03: Nexus vulnerability.
  • BID-24051: Globus Toolkit Nexus Globus-Job-Manager Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2784: Unspecified vulnerability in globus-job-manager in Globus Toolkit 4.1.1 and earlier (globus_nexus-6.6 and earlier) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion and system crash) via certain requests to temporary TCP ports for a GRAM2 job or its MPICH-G2 applications.
  • OSVDB ID: 36094: Globus Toolkit globus-job-manager MPICH-G2 Application GRAM2 Job Unspecified DoS
  • SA25323: Globus Toolkit Nexus Unspecified Denial of Service Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Globus Project and Globus Toolkit Globus Toolkit 4.1.1 and prior

Reported:

May 17, 2007

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