Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
WindowsNT PPTP flood denial Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes the remote server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
We could make the remote PPTP host crash
by telnetting to port 1723, and sending
garbage followed by the character ^D.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent this host
from working properly and making it reboot
more often than usual.
Solution : Install WindowsNT SP5.
Threat Level: High
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