KpyM Telnet Server DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote telnet server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host is running KpyM Telnet Server, a Telnet server for
Windows.

According to its banner, the installed version of KpyM is older than
1.06. Such versions mark a connection as free before all components,
such as sockets and threads, are shut down. By flooding the service
with connections, an attacker can cause the service to crash.

See also :

http://norpius.altervista.org/kpymen.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.06 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11983 (kpym_telnet_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9379

CVE ID:

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