Intrusion Prevention

EMC.Data.Protection.Advisor.DPA.Utilities.Library.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in EMC Data Protection Advisor (DPA).
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the "DPA_Utilities.cProcessAuthenticationData" function handles a malicious client request. A remote attack may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

EMC Data Protection Advisor (DPA) 5.5 through 5.8 SP1

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Please find the workaround from the following web site:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522408

CVE References

CVE-2012-0406