SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise DoS (SAP Note 1887342)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70974
SynopsisThe version of SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAn 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.
SolutionApply one of the patches listed in the advisory.