Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
Linux 2.6 iptables sign error DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes the remote host
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to crash the remote host by sending a specially
malformed TCP/IP packet with invalid TCP options. Only the version
2.6 of the Linux Kernel is known to be affected by this problem.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to disable this host remotely.
Solution : Upgrade to Linux 2.6.7
Threat Level: High
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