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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
Dell EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow in 'nsrd' Daemon Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040546
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1218   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 19 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.4.x prior to, 9.0.x, 9.1.x prior to, 9.2.x prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Dell EMC NetWorker. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the 'nsrd' daemon and cause denial of service conditions for users of NetWorker systems.

Marek Cybul reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,; Advisory DSA-2018-037).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (SGI/IRIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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