FTP Windows 98 MS/DOS device names DOS

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

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.

Solution

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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