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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Livingston Portmaster crash

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote portmaster

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to crash the remote
Livingston portmaster by overflowing
its buffers by sending several times
the two chars :

0xFF 0xF3


A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent you
to use your internet access.

Solution : Contact your vendor for a patch.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2225

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

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