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p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Flood the remote machine with ICMP 9

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to crash the remote
machine by flooding it with ICMP type 9 packets.

A cracker may use this attack to make this
host crash continuously, preventing you
from working properly.


Solution : upgrade your Windows 9x operating system or change it.

Reference : http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB
en-us
q216141

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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