[Snort-sigs] Documentation SID 291
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Fri Jun 20 09:07:12 EDT 2003
NNTP Cassandra Overflow
This is an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow in the Cassandra NNTP
An attacker can cause a denial of service.
The denial of service is caused by providing an unusually long login
name. The signature looks for a data payload of over 512 characters.
The references available to do not indicated whether the service crashes
or simply stops responding.
Cassandra NNTP server v1.10
The attack is done remotely and causes denial of service.
Ease of Attack:
Simple. An exploit is readily available.
Install the available security patches from your vendor.
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