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Home » Hacking News » Xinetd memory leak denial of service vulnerability

Xinetd memory leak denial of service vulnerability

by Mario Miri on April 25th, 2003 When Xinetd is configured to reject bad connections, a denial of service attacks are possible due to memory leakage.

Xinetd 2.3
Xinetd 2.3.1
Xinetd 2.3.2
Xinetd 2.3.3
Xinetd 2.3.4
Xinetd 2.3.5
Xinetd 2.3.6
Xinetd 2.3.7
Xinetd 2.3.8
Xinetd 2.3.9
Xinetd 2.3.10

This issue has been addressed in 2.3.11 version of the software.

Discovered by:
Steve Grubb, [email protected]

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