WinComLPD LPD Monitoring Server Authentication Bypass

High Nessus Plugin ID 30187


The remote service is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


The remote installation of WinComLPD fails to ensure that authentication to its LPD Monitoring Server has been successful before processing requests. A remote attacker can leverage this issue to bypass authentication and gain administrative control of the affected application.

Note that there are reportedly several other vulnerabilities associated with this version of WinComLPD, including multiple buffer overflows, although Nessus has not checked for them.


Unknown at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30187

File Name: wincomlpd_lpdservice_auth_bypass.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2008/02/06

Modified: 2015/09/24

Dependencies: 30185

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Exploitable With

Metasploit (WinComLPD Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5158

BID: 27614

OSVDB: 42862

CWE: 287