TCP/IP Ping of Death Remote DoS (jolt)

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


Synopsis :

The remote operating system has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host crashed when pinged with an incorrectly fragmented
packet. This is known as the 'jolt' or 'ping of death' denial of
service attack. A remote attacker could exploit this to repeatedly
crash this server.

Solution :

Contact the 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)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11903 (jolt.nasl)

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