Denial of Service McAfee Firewall Enterprise

Posted: October 17, 2012 in Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability News
Tags: , , ,

McAfee logoVulnerability: Denial of Service McAfee Firewall Enterprise

Danger: Middle
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4244
Impact: Denial of service

Affected Products: McAfee Firewall Enterprise 8.x, Sidewinder Firewall 7.x

Affected versions: McAfee Firewall Enterprise 8.x, perhaps the only one.
Sidewinder Firewall 7.x, possibly other versions.

Description:

The vulnerability can be exploited to cause a DoS attack.

An error in the processing of data RDATA length is more than 65535 bytes. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to the recursive server to crash his work.

Manufacturer: McAfee, Inc.

Solution: Install the latest version from the manufacturer.

links:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB76379

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s