LeafNode < 1.9.30 Resource Exhaustion DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1887

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is running the LeafNode NNTP server. The version of LeafNode that is installed is vulnerable to a denial of service attack that may be abused by an attacker to cause this system to fail.

Solution

Upgrade to LeafNode 1.9.30 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1887

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1661

BID: 6490