Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
Buffer overflow in Microsoft Telnet Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to overflow the Telnet server buffer
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote telnet server crashes when it receives too many options,
probably because of a buffer overflow.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host.
Solution: see http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms02-004.mspx
Threat Level: High
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