MS02-004: Microsoft Telnet Server Protocol Option Handling Remote Overflow (307298) (intrusive check)
High Nessus Plugin ID 11314
SynopsisThe remote telnet server is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote telnet server appears to be Microsoft's telnet server. It is possible to crash the remote service when it receives too many options, probably because of a buffer overflow.
An attacker may use this flaw to deny service to legitimate users, or execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the telnet service.
SolutionApply update referenced in MS02-004.