XTux server random character denial of service

xtux-server-dos (8422) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Xtux is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could connect to the Xtux server using Telnet and send random data to cause the server to become unresponsive.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Dave Lawrence XTux 20010601

Reported:

Mar 09, 2002

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