ReachOut 7 Vulnerable to DoS Attacks

ReachOut 7 Vulnerable to Denial of Service Attacks
Reported August 14, 1998 by Glenn Larrson

VERSIONS AFFECTED

  • Reachout Version 7

DESCRIPTION

ReachOut Enterprise is a remote control solution from Stac. The software listens on a TCP/IP Port, which can be used to deny service to an NT system. By telnetting to the ReachOut port and typing garbage, the ReachOut service proceeds to maximize CPU usage.

SOLUTION

The vendor has been notified -- stay tuned for a fix.

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Credits
- Originally reported by Glenn Larrson
- Posted on The NT Shop on August 19, 1998
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