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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Tivoli Monitoring Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Tivoli Monitoring) Apache Portable Runtime Library Named Pipe Blocking Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034207
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034207
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1829   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 20 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2.3, 6.3.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Portable Runtime Library. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. IBM Tivoli Monitoring is affected.

A local user can conduct a "pipe squatting attack" to deny service to an application using the Apache Portable Runtime (APR).

The specific impact depends on the application using the APR library.

Windows-based systems are affected.

John Hernandez of Casaba Security reported this vulnerability via HP SSRT.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Tivoli Monitoring.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21970056

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21970056 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), Windows (Any)

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