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'
attack.

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10279 ()

Bugtraq ID: 124

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0015