TeamViewer Connection Handling Remote Overflow Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a program that is affected by a
remote denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of TeamViewer installed on the remote Windows host is
earlier than 5.0.8421. Such versions are affected by a remote denial
of service vulnerability when receiving data from clients.

By sending malformed packets to the server, a remote attacker can
cause CPU usage to stay at 100% for the duration of the connection,
thereby causing responsiveness issues on the affected system.

See also :

http://www.teamviewer.com/download/changelog.aspx

Solution :

Upgrade to version 5.0.8421 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 : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 49175 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40242

CVE ID:

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