Cogent DataHub < 6.4.7 Incoming DDE Connection Handling Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91624

Synopsis

The remote host is running an application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Cogent DataHub that is prior to 6.4.7. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability that is triggered during the handling of incoming DDE connections. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the service.

Solution

Upgrade to Cogent DataHub version 6.4.7 or later.

See Also

http://www.softwaretoolbox.com/cogentdatahub/RevisionHistory/6.4.07.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91624

File Name: scada_cogent_datahub_6_4_7.nbin

Version: Revision: 1.23

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 2016/06/15

Modified: 2018/08/15

Dependencies: 70556

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cogentdatahub:cogent_datahub

Required KB Items: SCADA/cogent_datahub

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/04