VMWare Server ISAPI Extension denial of service

vmware-isapi-extension-dos (44796) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

VMWare Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the ISAPI Extension. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the service to stop responding.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to VMSA-2008-0 014 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Aug 29 2008 - 19:08:36 CDT : VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues..
  • VMware Web site: VMware: Virtualization via Hypervisor, Virtual Machine & Server Consolidation - VMware.
  • BID-30935: VMware ISAPI Extension Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-3697: An unspecified ISAPI extension in VMware Server before 1.0.7 build 108231 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IIS crash) via a malformed request.
  • OSVDB ID: 48252: VMware Server Unspecified ISAPI Extension Malformed Request Remote DoS
  • SA31708: VMware Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020789: VMware Server ISAPI Extension Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • VMware Server 1.0
  • VMware Server 1.0.1
  • VMware Server 1.0.1_build_29996
  • VMware Server 1.0.2
  • VMware Server 1.0.3
  • VMware Server 1.0.4
  • VMware Server 1.0.4_build_56528
  • VMware Server 1.0.5
  • VMware Server 1.0.6
  • VMware Server 1.0.7
  • VMware Server 1.0.7_build_108231

Reported:

Aug 29, 2008

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