Cajun Switch Negative Integer Handling Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote switch has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be a Avaya Cajun switch. It was possible
to crash it by sending a malformed string to TCP port 4000. These
attacks disable the switch for thirty seconds.

A remote attacker could use this to repeatedly disable the switch,
affecting network availability.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2003/Jun/0145.html

Solution :

Contact Avaya for a patch.

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:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11759 (cajun_switch_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7961

CVE ID: