FreeBSD : SA-04:04.tcp

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 12589


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is running a version of the FreeBSD kernel which may be vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack when processing many out of sequence TCP packets.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12589

File Name: freebsd_outofseq_tcp_packets_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Published: 2004/07/06

Modified: 2011/11/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0171

BID: 9792