IBM Global Security Kit 7 < 7.0.4.47 / 8 < 8.0.50.13 DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a library installed that is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of IBM Global Security Kit prior
to 7.0.4.47 / 8.0.50.13. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of
service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by
sending a specially crafted SSL request to cause an application crash
or hang.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21662362
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21659716
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21659837
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21659548
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21663362
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21660286
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21660436
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21660440

Solution :

Upgrade to GSKit 7.0.4.47 / 8.0.50.13 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 72283 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64249

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6329