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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Symantec Firewall TCP Options DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for TCP options bug on the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote system appears vulnerable to an invalid Options field
within a TCP packet. At least one vendor firewall (Symantec) has
been reported prone to such a bug. A possible hacker, utilizing this flaw,
would be able to remotely shut down the remote firewall (stopping all
network-based transactions) by sending a single packet to any port.

See also :
http://www.osvdb.org/displayvuln.php?osvdb_id=5596
http://www.eeye.com/html/Research/Advisories/AD20040423.html

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10204, 10334, 10335

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

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