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The remote host is prone to a denial of service attack.
The remote host appears to be using a Linux kernel that contains a
flaw in its IP fragment handling code. By sending a series of packets
with 0 length fragments, an unauthenticated attacker may be able to
disable the remote host's IP connectivity.
See also :
Upgrade to Linux kernel version 2.2.4 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 10134 (linux_zero_len_fragment.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2247
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0431
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