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The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service.
It seems it was possible to make the remote server crash using the
'stream' (or 'raped') attack.
An attacker may use this flaw to shut down this server, thus
preventing your network from working properly.
See also :
Contact your operating system vendor for a patch.
- If you use IP filter, then add these rules :
block in quick proto tcp from any to any head 100
pass in quick proto tcp from any to any flags S keep state group 100
pass in all
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 10271 ()
Bugtraq ID: 549
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0770
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