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NT IP fragment reassembly patch not applied (jolt2) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains whether the hotfix Q259728 is installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to crash the remote host
The hotfix for the 'IP Fragment Reassembly' vulnerability has not
been applied on the remote Windows host.
This vulnerability allows a possible hacker to send malformed packets
which will hog this computer CPU to 100%, making it nearly
unusable for the legitimate users.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
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