PoPToP PPTP ctrlpacket.c Negative Read Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2012 Xue Yong Zhi & Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.

Description :

The remote PPTP server has remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
The problem occurs due to insufficient sanity checks when referencing
user-supplied input used in various calculations. As a result, it may
be possible for an attacker to trigger a condition where sensitive
memory can be corrupted. Successful exploitation of this issue may
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the affected server.

Solution :

The vendor has released updated releases of PPTP server that address
this issue. Users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 11540 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7316

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0213