ASG-Sentry 7.0.0 Utility fcheck.exe denial of service

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in ASG-Sentry 7.0.0. This affects an unknown code of the file fcheck.exe of the component Utility. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 03/10/2008. The weakness was presented 03/13/2008 by Luigi Auriemma (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2008-1322 since 03/13/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 34397 (ASG-Sentry File Check Utility /snmx-cgi/fcheck.exe Arbitrary File Overwrite), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 28188), X-Force (41080), Secunia (SA29289), Vulnerability Center (SBV-19747) and Tenable (34397). See 41492 and 41491 for similar entries.



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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 34397
Nessus Name: ASG-Sentry File Check Utility /snmx-cgi/fcheck.exe Arbitrary File Overwrite
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Researcher: Luigi Auriemma
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-1322 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 28188 - ASG-Sentry 7.0.0 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 29289
X-Force: 41080
Vulnerability Center: 19747 - ASG-Sentry Network Manager <=7.0.0 File Check Utility Remote DoS and File Overwrite, High
OSVDB: 43086 - ASG-Sentry fcheck.exe denial of service
Vupen: ADV-2008-0839

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Created: 03/16/2015 05:00 PM
Updated: 08/18/2019 06:41 PM
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