+ + + ATH0 Modem Hang Up String Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote modem is affected by a remote command execution
vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to disconnect the remote host by sending it an
specially crafted ICMP echo request packet. It is also possible to
make the remote modem hang up and dial any phone number.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1998_3/0916.html

Solution :

Add 'ATS2=255' in your modem init string.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10020 (ath0_hangup.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1228