Novell BorderManager connection table denial of service

novell-bordermanager-conntable-dos (9062) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Novell BorderManager is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. If a remote attacker establishes multiple connections to addresses that the software does have routing information for, the connection table would fill up, which would prevent any further connections from being made.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri May 10 2002 - 13:05:26 CDT: Re:
  • BID-4726: Novell BorderManager Connection Table Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0782: Novell BorderManager 3.5 with PAT (Port-Address Translate) enabled allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by filling the connection table with a large number of connection requests to hosts that do not have a specific route, which may be forwarded to the public interface.
  • OSVDB ID: 10925: Novell BorderManager PAT Connection Table Saturation DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Novell BorderManager 3.5


May 10, 2002

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