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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   KpyM Telnet Server Vendors:   kpym.sourceforge.net
KpyM Telnet Server Can Be Crashed By a Remote Connection Flood
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008619
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1008619
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 6 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.05 and prior versions
Description:   A denial of service vulnerability was reported in the KpyM Telnet Server. A remote user can cause the service to crash.

NoRpiUs reported that a remote user can create many connections to the server to cause the telnet service to crash. The report indicates that the software marks a terminated connection as free before all elements of the connection are actually terminated.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the telnet service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (1.06), available at:

http://kpym.sourceforge.net/#4

Vendor URL:  kpym.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error, State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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