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Vulnerability Assessment Details


Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Floods target with incorrectly fragmented packets

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The machine (or a gateway on the network path) crashed when
flooded with incorrectly fragmented packets.
This is known as the 'jolt2' denial of service attack.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to shut down this server or router,
thus preventing you from working properly.

Solution : contact your operating system vendor for a patch.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1312

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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