Quake 3 Arena Malformed Connection Packet DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to crash the Quake3 Arena daemon by sending a
specially crafted login string.

An attacker may use this attack to make this service crash
continuously, preventing you from playing.

Solution :

Upgrade your software.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10931 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3123

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1289

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