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ptylogin in Unix systems allows users to perform a denial of service by locking out modems, dial out with that modem, or obtain passwords.
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  • BUGTRAQ:19990127 UNIX shell modem access vulnerabilities
  • XF:ptylogin-dos
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010214)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Frech
MODIFY(1) Baker
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:ptylogin-dos 
 Baker> Should say "... lock out a modem, ..." rather than "... locking out modems..."

Proposed (Legacy)
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