l2tpd Malformed Data Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a network tunneling application.

Description :

The remote host is running l2tpd, a network tunneling application. The
installed version is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

An attacker may use this flaw to disable the VPN and prevent partners /
employees from connecting to it.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ceabd3b2
http://www.nessus.org/u?aabbdfb4

Solution :

Remove the software as it is no longer supported.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11494 (l2tpd_dos.nasl)

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