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Re: Siemens *35 and 45 series phones SMS Danial of Service
From: Jan Niehusmann <jan () gondor com>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 23:46:09 +0100
On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 01:06:43AM -0000, subj subj wrote:
To vulnerability are subject: All versions siemens *35 and *45.
languages from the phone language selection menu, will
completely disable *35 series phones and result
in a 2 minute read delay on *45 series phones. Note that
Please note that this vulnerability isn't as serious as you describe it.
At least on my S45, I am able to interrupt this 2 minute delay at any
time by pressing the 'hang up' key (but I have to press it for about half a
second instead of just hitting it), the message can be read by using
'edit message' instead of 'read message', and it can be deleted without
So while this obviously is a bug, it can hardly be called a DoS.