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BFTelnet DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
crashes the remote telnet server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to make the remote telnet server crash
by sending a too long user name.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent legitimate
users from using this service.


Solution : Contact your vendor for a patch or do not use this service
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 771

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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