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Home : Advisories : WinCOM LPD DoS

Title: WinCOM LPD DoS
Released by: Vigilante
Date: 19th September 2000
Printable version: Click here

Advisory Code:   VIGILANTE-2000013

Release Date:

September 19, 2000

Systems Affected:

- WinCOM LPD V1.00.90 for Windows NT


A continuos stream of LPD options, sent to the LPD port (default TCP

port 515) on the host running WinCOM, will eventually consume all the

memory on that host.

Vendor Status:

The vendor was contacted on the 8th of September and the vulnerability

was verified by them on the 19th of September.


There is currently no known release date for a fix. Vendor replied:

"I do not have any release date to offer you.

It will be fixed in a future release.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention."

Vendor   URL: http://www.ipswitch.com

Product  URL: http://www.ipswitch.com/cgi/download_eval.pl

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