SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise DoS (SAP Note 1887342)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70974


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


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.


Apply one of the patches listed in the advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70974

File Name: sybase_ase_note1887342.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/11/20

Modified: 2016/08/16

Dependencies: 70970

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sybase:adaptive_server_enterprise

Required KB Items: SMB/Sybase_ASE/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6862

BID: 63549

OSVDB: 99124

IAVA: 2013-A-0217