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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Rational Build Forge Vendors:   IBM
IBM Rational Build Forge Port State Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019964
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2122   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 13 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 5 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Rational Build Forge. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can conduct a port scan to cause the agent to generate multiple bfagent server processes, consuming excessive CPU resources. This may cause the target system to shutdown.

IBM has assigned APAR PK59905 to this vulnerability.

The vendor notes that version 7.0.1 iFix1 is not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

As a workaround, IBM has issued a testfix, available from Rational Client Support.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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