WinSyslog Long Syslog Message Remote DoS

This script is copyright (C) 2003-2016 Matthew North


Synopsis :

The remote syslog service has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running WinSyslog, an enhanced syslog server for
Windows. A vulnerability in the product allows remote attackers to
cause the WinSyslog to freeze, which in turn will also freeze the
operating system on which the product executes.

See also :

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2003/Oct/1208

Solution :

Contact the vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11884 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8821

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1518

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