Check Point FireWall-1 UDP Port 0 DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote firewall has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to crash either the remote host or the firewall in
between us and the remote host by sending an UDP packet going to port
0.

This flaw may allow an attacker to shut down your network.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q3/0378.html

Solution :

Contact your firewall vendor if it was the firewall which crashed, or
filter incoming UDP traffic if the remote host crashed.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Firewalls

Nessus Plugin ID: 10074 (firewall1_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 576

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0675