Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial
Cassandra NNTP Server DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes the remote NNTP server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote NNTP server is subject to a buffer overflow
which allows a possible hacker to disable it remotely by
giving a too long argument to the 'AUTHINFO USER'
Solution : contact your vendor for a fix
Threat Level: High
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