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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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