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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BlackIce DoS (ping flood)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Ping flood the remote machine and kills BlackIce

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to crash the remote
machine by flooding it with 10 KB ping packets.

A cracker may use this attack to make this
host crash continuously, preventing you
from working properly.


Solution : upgrade your BlackIce software or remove it.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4025

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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