Wind River VxWorks TCP Predictability Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84399
SynopsisThe remote VxWorks device is potentially affected by a TCP predictability vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version, the Wind River VxWorks remote device is potentially affected by a TCP predictability vulnerability that allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to predict the TCP initial sequence numbers based on previous values. This can exploited to spoof or disrupt TCP connections, or to gain access to sensitive information.
Note that Nessus has not checked for the presence of the patch so this finding may be a false positive.
SolutionContact the device vendor for the appropriate patch.