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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-6219

Original release date: 02/20/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011


nsrexecd.exe in multiple EMC Networker products including EMC NetWorker Server, Storage Node, and Client 7.3.x and 7.4, 7.4.1, 7.4.2, Client and Storage Node for Open VMS 7.3.2 ECO6 and earlier, Module for Microsoft Exchange 5.1 and earlier, Module for Microsoft Applications 2.0 and earlier, Module for Meditech 2.0 and earlier, and PowerSnap 2.4 SP1 and earlier does not properly control the allocation of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via multiple crafted RPC requests.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: emc-networker-nsrexecd-dos(46035)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021095
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081022 Re: FGA-2008-23:EMC NetWorker Denial of Service Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2894
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2008-23.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081022 FGA-2008-23:EMC NetWorker Denial of Service Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 31866

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)