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

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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 25926 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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