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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Linux 2.6 iptables sign error DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to crash the remote host by sending a specially
malformed TCP/IP packet with invalid TCP options. Only the version
2.6 of the Linux Kernel is known to be affected by this problem.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to disable this host remotely.

Solution : Upgrade to Linux 2.6.7
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10634

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

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