Leafnode < 1.11.2 Abrupt Disconnect DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2880
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running the LeafNode NNTP server. The version of LeafNode is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. Specifically, when an upstream NNTP server requests a header and then abruptly terminates the connection, the LeafNode NNTP server fails. Successful exploitation would result in a loss of availability.
SolutionUpgrade to version 1.11.2 or higher.