Windows 98 FTP MS/DOS Device Name Request DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 10929
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionIt was possible to freeze or reboot Windows by reading a MS/DOS device through FTP, using a file name like CON\CON, AUX.htm, or AUX.
An attacker may use this flaw to continuously crash the affected host, preventing users from working properly.
SolutionApply the patch from the above reference.