Marconi ASX-1000 Switches Multiple Interface Malformed Packet DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable a denial of service.

Description :

The remote target may be a Marconi ASX-1000 ASX switch. It crashes
when it receives a malformed TCP packet with SYN+FIN and 'More
Fragments' flags set.

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

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-02/0349.html

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 : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 10635 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2400

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0270