BFTelnet Username Handling Remote Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote telnet server has a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It was possibly to crash the remote telnet server by sending a very
long user name. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the
server, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this telnet server.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10026 (bftelnet.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 771

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0904

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