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Vulnerability Assessment Details

AppSocket DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Too many AppSocket connections

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It seems that it is possible to lock out your printer from the
network by opening a few connections and keeping them open.

** Note that the AppSocket protocol is so crude that Nessus
** cannot check if it is really running behind this port.

Solution : Change your settings or firewall your printer
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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