TCP/IP SYN Loopback Request Remote DoS (land.c)

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


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to make the remote server crash using the 'land'
attack.

An attacker may use this flaw to shut down this server, thus
preventing your network from working properly.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0d043d1b

Solution :

Contact your operating system 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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10133 (land.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2666

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0016