Pigeon Server denial of service

pigeon-server-dos (17427) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Pigeon Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By supplying more than 8180 characters to port 3103 via the login field, a remote attacker could cause the server to enter an infinite loop and consume 100% of the available CPU resources.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Pigeon (3.03.146 or later), available from the Tech-Noel FTP site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Tech-Noel Pigeon Server 3.02.0143

Reported:

Sep 16, 2004

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