Veritas Storage Foundation Multiple Service Remote DoS (SYM08-004)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a denial
of service issue.

Description :

Veritas Storage Foundation, a storage management solution from
Symantec is installed on the remote host.

The installed version is reportedly affected by a denial of service
vulnerability. By sending specially crafted IP packets to TCP port
4888, an unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause a denial of
service condition and crash the scheduler service.

In addition the Administration service may also be affected by a heap
overflow vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488435
http://www.nessus.org/u?b1ba798b
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-007
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.20.html
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.20a.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch as discussed in the vendor advisories
above.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 31862 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25778
27440

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4516
CVE-2008-0638