Microsoft Windows ICMP Type 9 Packet Remote DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote machine by flooding it with ICMP
type 9 packets. An attacker may use this attack to make this host
crash continuously, preventing you from working.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q216141
http://seclists.org/vuln-dev/2001/Feb/33

Solution :

Upgrade to a supported version of Windows.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11024 ()

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