Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
Ascend Kill Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes an ascend router
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to make
the remote Ascend router reboot by sending
it a UDP packet containing special data on
port 9 (discard).
A possible hacker may use this flaw to make your
router crash continuously, preventing
your network from working properly.
Solution : filter the incoming UDP traffic coming
to port 9. Contact Ascend for a solution.
Threat Level: High
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