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 :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93492615408725&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93458364903256&w=2

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10108 (hyperbomb.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1336