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- From: Rubens Kuhl Jr.
- Date: Sat Jan 14 11:56:56 2006
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See story below from isc.sans.org (now on cover page, article on
TippingPoint IPS DoS (High CPU load) (NEW)
Last Updated: 2006-01-14 05:57:28 UTC by Swa Frantzen (Version:
3(click to highlight changes))
We are getting multiple reports of a DoS attack (causing high CPU load
that prevents normal use) against TippingPoint IPS devices.
We got a call from TippingPoint, stating that in their opinion this is
not a "DoS", but a "high load" issue.
For more details we'd like to urge customers to contact TippingPoint
directly. They are working on a patch and advisory which should be
Edit: We've received a report that TippingPoint has now released a
patch for this issue. The patch version is TOS 188.8.131.5224.
On 1/13/06, Byrne, David <David.Byrne@echostar.com> wrote:
> Anyone know about a new worm going around? Our IPS vendor says that they
> have a number of customers affected by traffic volume, but I don't know any
> David Byrne
> Corporate IT Security
> EchoStar Satellite L.L.C.