BlackICE Agent may not reactivate after a system standby

blackice-standby-inactivate (9275) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

BlackICE Agent may not reactivate after a system standby. In some cases the "restart.whenSuspend" option, which is enabled by default, may not cause the firewall to reactivate after a system standby. This could allow malicious traffic to pass through the firewall without the user's knowledge.


Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version or BlackICE Agent (3.1.ebh or later), available from the ISS Downloads Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • ISS BlackICE Agent for Workstation 3.1 eal

Reported:

Jun 06, 2002

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