Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: attack
PPTP overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Determine if a remote PPTP server has remote buffer overflow vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote PPTP server has remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
The problem occurs due to insufficient sanity checks when referencing
user-supplied input used in various calculations. As a result, it may
be possible for a possible hacker to trigger a condition where sensitive
memory can be corrupted. Successful exploitation of this issue may
allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code with the rights of
the affected server.
Solution : The vendor has released updated releases of
PPTP server which address this issue. Users are advised
to upgrade as soon as possible.
Threat Level: High
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