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The remote OS may facilitate a denial of service attack.
Microsoft Windows 95 and 98 clients have the ability
to bind multiple TCP/IP stacks on the same MAC address,
simply by having the protocol added more than once
in the Network Control panel.
The remote host has several TCP/IP stacks with the
same IP bound on the same MAC address. As a result,
it will reply several times to the same packets,
such as by sending multiple ACK to a single SYN,
creating noise on your network. If several hosts
behave the same way, then your network will be
Remove all the IP stacks except one in the remote
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 10276 ()
Bugtraq ID: 225
CVE ID: CVE-1999-1201
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