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Etherleak

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
etherleak check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host leaks memory in network packets.

Description :

The remote host is vulnerable to an 'Etherleak' - the remote
ethernet driver seems to leak bits of the content of the memory
of the remote operating system.

Note that a possible hacker may take advantage of this flaw only when
its target is on the same physical subnet.

See also :

http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2003/a010603-1.txt

Solution :

Contact your vendor for a fix

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 6535

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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