SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise DoS (SAP Note 1893561)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70979


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


An attacker can launch a specially crafted request causing the SAP Sybase ASE process on Microsoft Windows to be terminated. This causes the SAP Sybase ASE to become unavailable until the process is rebooted manually. This condition can be intentionally provoked by an attacker to cause a denial of service.


Apply one of the patches listed in the advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70979

File Name: sybase_ase_note1893561.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/20/2013

Updated: 6/3/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:ND/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

BID: 63549

IAVA: 2013-A-0217-S