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Vulnerability Assessment Details

l2tpd DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of the remote l2tpd or crashes it

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of l2tpd which can be disabled

A possible hacker may use this flaw to disable your VPN and prevent
partners/employees from connecting to it

Solution : None at this time
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

Cables, Connectors


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