Netopia Timbuktu Pro multiple connection denial of service

timbuktu-multiple-conn-dos (7935) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Timbuktu is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. If a remote attacker makes a large number of connections to one of the Timbuktu ports, the attacker can cause all other ports to close, which would cause the Timbuktu service to fail. The program must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Netopia Timbuktu Pro 6.0.1 and prior

Reported:

Jan 18, 2002

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