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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Enterprise Security Manager Race Condition Lets Remote Users Cause the Service to Hang
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018120
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2896   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 25 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.5.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Enterprise Security Manager. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target manager and agent to hang and consume excessive CPU resources.

A network scan against one of the ESM network ports can trigger this flaw.

A restart is required to restore the application to normal operation.

Only Windows-based systems are affected.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to hang.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

The Symantec advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:   Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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