Livingston PortMaster ComOS Malformed Packet Remote DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote Livingston portmaster by
overflowing its buffers by sending several times the two chars :

0xFF 0xF3

An attacker may use this flaw to prevent you to use your internet
access.

Solution :

Contact your vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10182 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2225

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0218