Sybase ASA Client Connection Broadcast Remote Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 David Lodge


Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Sybase SQL Anywhere / Adaptive Server Anywhere database is
configured to listen for client connection broadcasts, which allows an
attacker to see the name and port that the Sybase SQL Anywhere /
Adaptive Server Anywhere server is running on.

See also :

http://www.sybase.com/products/databasemanagement/sqlanywhere

Solution :

Switch off broadcast listening via the '-sb' switch when starting
Sybase.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 25926 ()

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