Network Service Malformed Data Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote service by sending it a few
kilobytes of random data.

An attacker may use this flaw to make this service crash continuously,
preventing this service from working properly. It may also be
possible to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution :

Upgrade your software or contact your vendor and inform it of this
vulnerability.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 17296 ()

Bugtraq ID: 158

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1196