SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise DoS (SAP Note 1887342)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70974
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Synopsis

The version of SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can trigger a condition in which SAP Sybase ASE enters an endless loop, causing it to consume all of the available processing time. This causes the entire machine to become unresponsive until the process is terminated manually. An attacker can use this flaw to launch a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Solution

Apply one of the patches listed in the advisory.

See Also

https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1887342

http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1099371

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70974

File Name: sybase_ase_note1887342.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/20/2013

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: sybase_ase_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-6862

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sybase:adaptive_server_enterprise

Required KB Items: SMB/Sybase_ASE/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/17/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6862

BID: 63549

IAVA: 2013-A-0217-S