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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   WhatsUp Vendors:   Ipswitch
WhatsUp Gold Web Interface May Let Remote Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011157
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011157
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0799   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 16 2004
Original Entry Date:  Sep 4 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.03 Prior to Hotfix 2
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in WhatsUp Gold. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The vendor reported that a remote authenticated user can trigger a buffer overflow in the processing of Notification instance names via the web interface. The impact was not specified.

It is also reported that a remote authenticated user can issue a certain GET request for 'prn.htm' to cause denial of service conditions.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions [Editor's note: The vendor did not indicate what type of denial of service conditions are possible].

The impact for the buffer overflow vulnerability was not disclosed.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (WhatsUp Gold 8.03 Hotfix 2), available at:

ftp://ftp.ipswitch.com/Ipswitch/Product_Support/WhatsUp/wug803HF2.exe

Vendor URL:  www.ipswitch.com/products/whatsup/index.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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