Pigeon Server denial of service
|pigeon-server-dos (17427)||Medium Risk|
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.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Pigeon (3.03.146 or later), available from the Tech-Noel FTP site. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Thu Sep 16 2004 - 13:28:42 CDT : Freeze in Pigeon Server 3.02.0143.
- Tech-Noel FTP site: ftp.noel-tech.com.
- TECH-NOEL Web site: Pigeon LAN Messaging software.
- BID-11203: Tech-Noel Pigeon Server Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-1688: Pigeon Server 3.02.0143 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a long login name sent to port 3103.
- OSVDB ID: 10008: Pigeon Server Login Field Overflow DoS
- SA12585: Pigeon Server Login Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Tech-Noel Pigeon Server 3.02.0143
Sep 16, 2004
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