IBM Informix Dynamic Server SQ_ONASSIST denial of service

ibm-ids-sqonassist-dos (38296) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM Informix Dynamic Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by an unspecified error when sending SQ_ONASSIST requests. A remote attacker from within the local network could exploit this vulnerability to crash the application on Windows-based systems.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.3
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of IBM Informix Dynamic Server (10.00.xC7W1 or later), available from the IBM Support & downloads Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & downloads: Fix list for Informix Dynamic Server 10.00.xC7W1.
  • BID-26363: IBM Informix Dynamic Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-5957: Unspecified vulnerability in IBM Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 10.00.TC3TL and 11.10.TB4TL on Windows allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified SQ_ONASSIST requests.
  • OSVDB ID: 41621: IBM Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) on Windows Unspecified SQ_ONASSIST Request Remote DoS
  • SA27542: IBM Informix Dynamic Server Directory Traversal and Denial of Service

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Informix Dynamic Server 10.0

Reported:

Nov 06, 2007

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