Adobe Macromedia Sitespring malformed Sybase database engine request denial of service

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

  • 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 7.0.2.1480 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

Reported:

Jul 01, 2002

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