Microsoft Windows ICMP Type 9 Packet Remote DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 11024


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


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.


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See Also;en-us;q216141

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11024

File Name: p-smash.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2002/06/09

Modified: 2016/11/02

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Reference Information

OSVDB: 55309