Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
Symantec Firewall TCP Options DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for TCP options bug on the remote host
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote system appears vulnerable to an invalid Options field
within a TCP packet. At least one vendor firewall (Symantec) has
been reported prone to such a bug. A possible hacker, utilizing this flaw,
would be able to remotely shut down the remote firewall (stopping all
network-based transactions) by sending a single packet to any port.
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Threat Level: High
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