NNTP Server Password Handling Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 17229
SynopsisThe remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionNessus was able to crash the remote NNTP server by sending a too long password.
This flaw is probably a buffer overflow and might be exploitable to run arbitrary code on this machine.
SolutionApply the latest patches from your vendor or use different software.