Adobe Macromedia Sitespring malformed Sybase database engine request denial of service

sitespring-sybase-dos (9458) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Macromedia Sitespring is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when Sitespring is used with a Sybase database engine. If a remote attacker sends a specially-crafted request to the database engine port, the attacker could cause the database engine to stop responding, which would cause the Web server to crash.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Macromedia Web site: Macromedia - Sitespring.
  • VulnWatch Mailing List, Mon Jul 01 2002 - 04:03:31 CDT: KPMG-2002028: Sitespring Server Denial of Service. (From Neohapsis archive)
  • BID-5132: Macromedia Sitespring Database Engine Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1026: Macromedia Sitespring 1.2.0 (277.1) using Sybase runtime engine allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long malformed request to TCP port 2500, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.
  • OSVDB ID: 6642: Macromedia Sitespring on Sybase Runtime Engine TCP Port 2500 Overflow DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Macromedia Sitespring 1.2.0


Jul 01, 2002

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