WindowsNT DNS Server Character Saturation DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10312
SynopsisThe remote DNS server is vulnerable to denial of service.
DescriptionWe could make the remote DNS server crash by flooding it with characters. It is likely a WindowsNT DNS server.
Crashing the DNS server could allow an attacker to make your network non-functional, or even to use some DNS spoofing techniques to gain privileges on the network.
SolutionInstall Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows NT.