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Subject: Remote DoS attack in Networks Associates PGP Certificate Server Version 2.5 Vulnerability
From: Ussr Labs (labsUSSRBACK.COM)
Date: Wed Jun 14 2000 - 07:15:04 CDT


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Remote DoS attack in Networks Associates PGP Certificate Server
Version 2.5 Vulnerability

USSR Advisory Code: USSR-2000044

Release Date:
June 13, 2000

Systems Affected:
PGP Certificate Server Version 2.5.0 *Solaris/Windows*
PGP Certificate Server Version 2.5.1 *Solaris/Windows*

THE PROBLEM

The Ussr Labs team has recently discovered a null memory problem in
the PGP Certificate Server,

The issue we found is if anyone connect to the PGP Certificate Server
Command Port (used for manage Server operations) default (Port 4000)
and the server is unable to resolve your IP address to a host name it
will cause the process containg the services to crash.

SPECIAL NOTE: That we take no responsibility for this code it is for
educational purposes only.

Example:
Denied all the ways to resolve you ip to hostname and connect to port
4000 in the server.

the process containg the services crash and you will see something
like this in the server http://www.ussrback.com/pgpbug.jpg

Vendor Status:
Informed!, Contacted!.

Fix:
Network Associates has released a patch for this vulnerability.
Users should contact Network Associates Technical Support at
1-800-722-3709
for information.

Vendor Url: http://www.nai.com
Program Url:
http://www.pgp.com/asp_set/products/tns/pgpcert_intro.asp

Related Links:

Underground Security Systems Research
http://www.ussrback.com

Greetings:
Eeye, Attrition, w00w00, beavuh, Rhino9, SecurityFocus.com, ADM, HNN,
Technotronic and Wiretrip.

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