3Com HiPer Access Router Card (HiperARC) IAC Packet Flood DoS

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to reboot the remote host (likely a HyperARC router)
by sending it a high volume of IACs.

An attacker may use this flaw to shut down your internet connection.

See also :


Solution :

Add a telnet access list to your Hyperarc router. If the remote system
is not a Hyperarc router, then contact your vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10108 (hyperbomb.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1336