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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FreeBSD : SA-04:04.tcp

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the FreeBSD kernel

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of the FreeBSD kernel which may be
vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack when processing many
out of sequence TCP packets.

Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/e289f7fd-88ac-11d8-90d1-0020ed76ef5a.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9792

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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