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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Checkpoint Firewall-1 UDP denial of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Flood the target with incorrect UDP packets

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The machine (or a router on the way) crashed when it was flooded by
incorrect UDP packets.
This attack was known to work against Firewall-1 3.0, 4.0 or 4.1

A possible hacker may use this flaw to shut down this server, thus
preventing you from working properly.

Solution : if this is a FW-1, enable the antispoofing rule

otherwise, contact your software vendor for a patch.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1419

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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