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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   giFT-FastTrack Vendors:   gift-fasttrack.berlios.de
giFT-FastTrack Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Crash the giFT Daemon
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1010580
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1010580
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 25 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.8.6 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in giFT-FastTrack. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The vendor reported that a remote user can cause the giFT daemon to crash. The crash is reportedly caused by a null pointer dereference.

The vendor credits Alan F with reporting this flaw.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the giFT daemon to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed versin (0.8.7), available at:

http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=809

Vendor URL:  gift-fasttrack.berlios.de/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 26 2004 (Gentoo Issues Fix) giFT-FastTrack Null Pointer Dereference Lets Remote Users Crash the giFT Daemon
Gentoo has released a fix.



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  http://gift-fasttrack.berlios.de/


http://gift-fasttrack.berlios.de/

 > Important notice: A remote denial of service attack has been discovered in version 0.8.6
 > and prior. Even though no code execution is possible it is recommended that you update
 > to 0.8.7 as soon as possible. Thanks to Alan F for bringing this to our attention.


 
 


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