The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
inetd in Red Hat 6.2 does not properly close sockets for internal services such as chargen, daytime, echo, etc., which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a series of connections to the internal services.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Linux 6.2||RHSA-2001:006||January 29, 2001|
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