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Family: Firewalls --> Category: infos

Remote host replies to SYN+FIN Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Sends a SYN+FIN packet and expects a SYN+ACK

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It may be possible to bypass firewall rules

Description :

The remote host does not discard TCP SYN packets which have
the FIN flag set.

Depending on the kind of firewall you are using, a possible hacker
may use this flaw to bypass its rules.

See also :

Solution :

Contact your vendor for a patch

Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0

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