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xinitd Memory Leak Invites Denial of Service Attack

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:657

Memory leak in xinetd 2.3.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of rejected connections.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0211
Product(s):
  • xinetd