TCP/IP IP Fragmentation Remote DoS (jolt2)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

The machine (or a gateway on the network path) crashed when flooded
with incorrectly fragmented packets. This is known as the 'jolt2'
denial of service attack.

An attacker may use this flaw to shut down this server or router, thus
preventing you 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 : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11902 (jolt2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1312

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0482