Dragon Telnet Server Login Name Handling Remote Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to shut down the remote telnet server by issuing a far
too long login name (over 16,000 chars)

This problem allows an attacker to prevent remote administration of
this host.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version your telnet server.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10451 (dragon_telnet.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1352

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0480

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