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Category:   Device (PDA)  >   Visor Vendors:   Handspring
Handspring Visor PDA Can Be Crashed By a Remote User Conducting a Port Scan
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1003186
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1003186
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 10 2002
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A denial of service vulnerability has been reported with Handspring's Visor portable digital assistant (PDA) with a wireless Ethernet adapter. A remote user can cause the device to crash.

A remote user can conduct a port scan against the Handspring Visor to cause it to crash. For example, a simple nmap scan will reportedly cause a Fatal Exception on the PDA.

This has been reported on the Visor configured with a Xircom wireless Ethernet adapter card.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the device to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.handspring.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error, State error
Underlying OS:  PalmOS
Underlying OS Comments:  PALM OS 3.5h

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Handspring Visor D.O.S


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System PALM OS 3.5h / Handspring Visor With Xircom Wireless Ethernet Adapter
Card.

Background:

   Handspring Visor  http://www.handspring.com
   PALM OS            http://www.palm.com
   Xircom                  http://www.xircom.com

Problem:

    The handspring Visor seems to have problems dealing with an nmap scan:

Exploit:

   bash-2.04# nmap ip address of visor | This causes a Fatal Exception on
the palm
device.

Greets: RFP, Eric Underwood "For helping me find this DOS", alldas.de,
w00w00

Jason Lutz

This Advisory uses http://www.wiretrip.net/rfp/policy.html



 
 


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