IBM solidDB database server denial of service

ibm-solid-database-server-dos (62590) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM solidDB is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the solid.exe database server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to reference an unallocated memory region and cause the service to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.9
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to IBM APAR IC80076 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM APAR IC80076: Fix list for IBM solidDB V6.5 and IBM solidDB Universal Cache V6.5.
  • IBM Web site: solidDB product family.
  • Luigi Auriemma Advisory, 15 Oct 2010: Denial of Service in solidDB 6.5.0.3.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [10-15-2010]: IBM solidDB <= 6.5.0.3 Denial of Service Vulnerability.
  • BID-44158: IBM solidDB Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-4057: solid.exe in IBM solidDB 6.5.0.3 and earlier does not properly perform a recursive call to a certain function upon receiving packet data containing many integer fields with two different values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and daemon crash) via a TCP session on port 1315.
  • OSVDB ID: 68938: IBM solidDB solid.exe Packet Handling Memory Error Remote DoS
  • SA41873: IBM solidDB Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024597: IBM solidDB Packet Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM solidDB 6.5.0 FP3

Reported:

Oct 15, 2010

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