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The remote NNTP server has a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
A vulnerable version of Cassandra NNTP Server appears to be running
on the remote host. Providing a long argument to the 'AUTHINFO USER'
command results in a buffer overflow. A remote attacker could use
this to create a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 10388 (cassandra_nntp_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 1156
CVE ID: CVE-2000-0341
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