inetd in Compaq Tru64 UNIX 5.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (network connection loss) by causing one of the services handled by inetd to core dump during startup, which causes inetd to stop accepting connections to all of its services.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20010226 FW: COMPAQ SSRT0708U Security Advisory Tru64 V5.1 (only) inetd
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