SPHEREserver client connections denial of service

sphereserver-connections-dos (8338) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SPHEREserver is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can log on to the server with multiple client connections using Telnet until the client connections reaches the maximum, which would prevent other users from connecting to the server.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • MenaSoft SPHEREserver 0.55x
  • MenaSoft SPHEREserver 0.99x

Reported:

Mar 02, 2002

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