TeamViewer Connection Handling Remote Overflow Denial of Service
High Nessus Plugin ID 49175
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a program that is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of TeamViewer installed on the remote Windows host is earlier than 5.0.8421. Such versions are affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability when receiving data from clients.
By sending malformed packets to the server, a remote attacker can cause CPU usage to stay at 100% for the duration of the connection, thereby causing responsiveness issues on the affected system.
SolutionUpgrade to version 5.0.8421 or later.