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

high Nessus Plugin ID 10433


It is possible to crash the remote host.


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.


Microsoft has released a set of patches.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10433

File Name: smb_nt_ms00-029.nasl

Version: 1.51

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/31/2000

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2000

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2000

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0305

BID: 1236

MSFT: MS00-029

MSKB: 259728