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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Opal Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
Opal Library Input Validation Flaw in Processing SIP Header Content-Length Values Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018776
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018776
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4924   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 8 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.2.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Opal. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted SIP protocol header field 'Content-Length' value to cause the target service that uses the opal library to crash.

Jose Miguel Esparza discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause an application using the opal library to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.2.10), available at:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/opal/2.2/

Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 8 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Opal Library Input Validation Flaw in Processing SIP Header Content-Length Values Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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