Published:2010/05/17  Last Updated:2010/05/17

WebSAM DeploymentManager vulnerable to denial of service


WebSAM DeploymentManager contains a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Products Affected

Servers or workstations that installed "Client Service for DPM" from the following products are vulnerable.

  • WebSAM DeploymentManager Ver5.13 and earlier

The above mentioned WebSAM DeploymentManager is provided as part of the following products and are also affected by this vulnerability.

  • SigmaSystemCenter 2.1 Update2 and earlier
  • BladeSystemCenter all versions
  • ExpressSystemCenter all versions
  • VirtualPCCenter 2.2 and earlier


WebSAM DeploymentManager is a product that manages the distribution of security patches. WebSAM DeploymentManager contains a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.


On a server or workstation with "Client Service for DPM" installed, a remote attacker may shut down or restart the operating system.


Update the Software
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

Filter traffic using a firewall
Deny access to port 56010 for packets that do not have a source IP of the WebSAM DeploymentManager server.

For more information, refer to the developer's website.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
NEC Corporation Vulnerable 2010/05/17


  1. IPA
    Security Alert for Vulnerability in WebSAM DeploymentManager

JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2010.05.17

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Non-routed - must be attacked from a local segment, such as Ethernet, Bluetooth, and 802.11 attacks
  • Medium-High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required None - the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity Low-Medium - some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Medium-High

Description of each analysis measures


Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2010-1941
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2010-000019

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