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Vulnerability Assessment Details

GSR ICMP unreachable

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It seems that the performance of the remote device might
be degraded by forcing it to send a large number of ICMP unreachable
packages.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to slow down your network.

Solution :
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/GSR-unreachables-pub.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

*** As Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote host
*** this might be a false positive


Networks Security ID: 3534

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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