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Akamai Technologies Security Advisory 2008-0003 (Akamai Client Software)

From: Akamai Security Team <security_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Jun 06 2008 - 15:08:01 GMT
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com


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  • ---------------------------------------------------- Akamai Technologies Security Advisory 2008-0003
    • Akamai ID: 2008-0003
    • Date: 2008/06/06
    • Product Name: Akamai Client Software (formerly Red Swoosh)
    • Affected Versions: Up to and including 3322
    • Fixed Version: 3333
    • CVE IDs: CVE-2008-1106
    • CVSS Base Score: 5.53
    • Product Description:

The Akamai Client Software is a software layer that securely stores and transfers files to enhance content delivery.

  • Vulnerability Description:

Akamai has become aware of a security vulnerability within the Akamai Client Software which can be exploited to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks. This vulnerability exists only in the Akamai Client Software and does not affect Akamai's other services in any way. Akamai has no evidence to date that any attempt has been made to exploit this vulnerability.

  • Patch Instructions:

No user interaction is required. Clients will be automatically upgraded.

  • Credit:

CVE-2008-1106 was independently discovered and brought to Akamai's attention by Dyon Balding of Secunia Research.

  • About Akamai:

Akamai(r) is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. Thousands of organizations have formed trusted relationships with Akamai, improving their revenue and reducing costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Leveraging the Akamai EdgePlatform, these organizations gain business advantage today, and have the foundation for the emerging Web solutions of tomorrow. Akamai is "The Trusted Choice for Online Business." For more information, visit www.akamai.com.

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