Plugins Database As of 12-07-2019

FTP Windows 98 MS/DOS device names DOS

Denial of Service
Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.10929

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Recommendations:
Upgrade your system or use a FTP server that filters those names out.

Summary:
It was possible to freeze or reboot Windows by reading a MS/DOS device through FTP, using a file name like CON\CON, AUX.htm or AUX.

Impact:
A attacker may use this flaw to make your system crash continuously, preventing you from working properly.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2005-11-03 13:08:04
Modified
2019-02-12 15:17:00
CVE
CVE-2000-0168
BID
1043

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