TCP/IP IP Fragment Re-Assembly Remote DoS (teardrop)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was possible to make the remote server crash using the 'teardrop'

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

Solution :

contact your operating system vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10279 ()

Bugtraq ID: 124

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0015