Polycom ViewStation fragmented ICMP packet denial of service

viewstation-icmp-dos (9350) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Polycom ViewStation is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can send multiple fragmented ICMP packets to the ViewStation device to cause the device to crash. The device must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Denial of Service


Refer to Internet Security Systems Security Advisory, September 4, 2002 for upgrade and workaround information. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Polycom Viewstation 128 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation 128 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation 512 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation 512 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation DCP 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation DCP 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation FX VS 4000 4.1.5
  • Polycom Viewstation H.323 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation H.323 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation MP 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation MP 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation SP 384 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation SP 384 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation V.35 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation V.35 7.2


Sep 04, 2002

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