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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2009.0313 -- [Appliance]
SES SIP Server: Input Validation Vulnerabilities
3 April 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Avaya SES SIP Server
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2008-6575 CVE-2008-6574 CVE-2008-6573
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Input Validation Vulnerabilities in Avaya SES SIP Server
Original Release Date: April 7, 2008
Last Revised: September 10, 2008
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 2.0
Advisory Status: Final
The SIP server on several versions of Avaya SIP Enablement Services (SES)
was found to contain input validation vulnerabilities. This could
potentially allow for an unauthenticated SIP client to execute arbitrary
Avaya would like to thank VoIPshield for reporting these issues. The notices
from VoIPshield can be found at:
2. Avaya System Products with SES SIP Server installed:
Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Services 3.x, 4.0, 5.0 Low Upgrade to SES 5.1
3. Additional Information:
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website
and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya
product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
ALL INFORMATION IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION AND IS
PROVIDED "AS IS". AVAYA INC., ON BEHALF ITSELF AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND
AFFILIATES (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "AVAYA"), DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
FURTHERMORE, AVAYA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE STEPS
RECOMMENDED WILL ELIMINATE SECURITY OR VIRUS THREATS TO CUSTOMERS' SYSTEMS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL AVAYA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF
OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE INFORMATION OR RECOMMENDED ACTIONS PROVIDED
HEREIN, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, STATUTORY, CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF AVAYA HAS
BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE DOES NOT AFFECT THE SUPPORT AGREEMENTS IN
PLACE FOR AVAYA PRODUCTS. SUPPORT FOR AVAYA PRODUCTS CONTINUES TO BE
EXECUTED AS PER EXISTING AGREEMENTS WITH AVAYA.
5. Revision History:
V 1.0 - April 7, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - September 10, 2008 - Changed recommended actions, updated links to
VoIPshield, and ASA status to final.
Send information regarding any discovered security problems with Avaya
products to either the contact noted in the product's documentation or
2008 Avaya Inc. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks identified by the or
are registered trademarks or trademarks, respectively, of Avaya Inc. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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