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WinSyslog (DoS)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to crash the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

WinSyslog is an enhanced syslog server for Windows. A vulnerability in the product permits
remote attackers to cause the WinSyslog to freeze, which in turn will also freeze the operating
system on which the product executes.

Vulnerable version: WinSyslog Version 4.21 SP1 (
Solution: contact vendor

Risk factor: High

Networks Security ID: 8821

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is copyright (C) 2003 Matthew North

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