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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Nortel Multimedia Communication Server Vendors:   Nortel
Nortel Multimedia Communication Server Buffer Overflow in Multimedia PC Client Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019957
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019957
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2218   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 16 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 1 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): MCS 5100 version 3.5 and 4.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Nortel Multimedia Communication Server. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the Multimedia PC Client.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the Multimedia PC Client and cause the target client application to crash.

A "generic flood" attack using the Nessus scanner denial-of-service plugin can trigger the crash.

Parvez Anwar reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the Multimedia PC Client to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes.

3.5.8.3 Maintenance Release
4.0.25.3 Maintenance Release

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=719698

Vendor URL:  support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=719698 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 1 May 2008 10:01:47 -0400
Subject:  Nortel Multimedia PC Client and Multimedia Communication Server 5100


http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=719698
 
 


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