Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) denial of service

symantec-esm-dos (34507) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Symantec Enterprise Security Manager is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified race condition after network scans. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to stop responding.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Symantec, SYM07-008 - May 24, 2007 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SYM07-008 : Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Denial-of-Service .
  • Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Web site: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager: Overview - Symantec Corp..
  • BID-24123: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Misinterpreted Information Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2896: Race condition in the Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) 6.5.3 managers and agents on Windows before 20070524 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and application hang) via certain network scans to ESM ports.
  • OSVDB ID: 35077: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Unspecified Data Handling DoS
  • SA25390: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018120: Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Race Condition Lets Remote Users Cause the Service to Hang

Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Enterprise Security Manager 6.5.3

Reported:

May 24, 2007

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