Network Service Long Line Handling 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 was possible to kill the service by sending a single long text
line. This may indicate the presence of a buffer overflow. An attacker
may be able to use this flaw to crash your software or even execute
arbitrary code on your system.

Solution :

Contact your product vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11175 (line_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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