NetDSL-1000 Telnet denial of service

netdsl-telnet-dos (8123) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The NetDSL-1000 series ADSL router is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can flood the Telnet port with long strings of data to cause the Telnet service to crash. The router would continue to function properly but the remote management console would be disabled. The router must be restarted to regain remote management functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • ARESCOM NetDSL ADSL Router 1000 Series

Reported:

Feb 08, 2002

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