AppSocket Half-open Connection Remote DoS

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It seems that it is possible to lock out your printer from the network
by opening a few connections and keeping them open.

** Note that the AppSocket protocol is so crude that Nessus ** cannot
check if it is really running behind this port.

Solution :

Change your settings or firewall your printer

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11090 (appsocket_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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