PacketTrap Networks Announces Immediate Detection and Resolution of Software Flaws

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Company Works with Digital Defense

We're glad we could work with Digital Defense on this issue as it helps us achieve our goal to produce the highest-quality network management solutions

Together with Digital Defense, PacketTrap Networks (http://www.PacketTrap.com), a leading network management company, published an advisory today describing a minor vulnerability in its pt360 software. Digital Defense Inc. discovered the vulnerability during its testing of the free pt360 Tool Suite beta.

"We're glad we could work with Digital Defense on this issue as it helps us achieve our goal to produce the highest-quality network management solutions," said Steve Goodman. "TFTP server is an important component of our network utilities library but we take any and all technology issues seriously and are committed to addressing them expeditiously."

Within five hours that same day, PacketTrap's development team had fixed the issue (patch #3302), which caused the company's TFTP server tool to terminate at packet sizes of 203 bytes or above. None of pt360 Tool Suite's 17,000 users experienced any problems relating to this vulnerability. Customers can ensure they have the latest version of pt360 by selecting HELP | CHECK FOR UPDTES in the pt360 Tool Suite.

For more information about new feature releases to pt360, please visit http://www.packettrap.com/product/index.aspx. To read about PacketTrap's perspective on the events shaping the network management industry, please visit the Company's blog at http://blog.packettrap.com.

About PacketTrap Networks:
PacketTrap is favored among the IT community for its seamless integration of network monitoring and diagnostic tools into a centralized dashboard. PacketTrap's flagship solution, the pt360, provides IT professionals with a 360 degree view of their network and lets them discover, monitor, and manage their IT infrastructure from a single screen. The suite includes Cisco configuration tools, a TFTP server, WMI, SNMP, and Port Scans, and gadgets to monitor all flavors of operating systems and servers. PacketTrap is committed to providing affordable and robust alternatives to needlessly complex, poorly supported market offerings.

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