CA eTrust Intrusion Detection CPImportKey Function Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18537


It is possible to crash the remote IDS service.


The remote host is running CA eTrust Intrusion Detection System, a security solution with intrusion detection, antivirus, web filtering and session monitoring.

The remote version of this software is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the way it uses 'CPImportKey' function. An attacker can exploit this issue to crash the remote service by sending a specially crafted administration packet.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18537

File Name: etrust_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/06/21

Modified: 2014/08/15

Dependencies: 18536

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: eTrust/intrusion_detection_system

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0968

BID: 13017

OSVDB: 15273