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Subject: VIGILANTE-2000013: WinCOM LPD DoS
From: Peter Gründl (prgVIGILANTE.COM)
Date: Tue Sep 19 2000 - 09:49:08 CDT


WinCOM LPD DoS

Advisory Code: VIGILANTE-2000013

Release Date:
September 19, 2000

Systems Affected:
- WinCOM LPD V1.00.90 for Windows NT

THE PROBLEM
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.

Fix:
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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