MS00-029: NT IP Fragment Reassembly Patch Not Applied (jolt2) (259728)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote host.

Description :

The hotfix for the 'IP Fragment Reassembly' vulnerability has not
been applied on the remote Windows host.

This vulnerability allows an attacker to send malformed packets, which
will utilize 100% of the computer CPU, making it nearly unusable for
the legitimate users.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms00-029

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 10433 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1236

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0305