Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
UDP null size going to SNMP DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes the remote host by sending a null UDP packet
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to
crash either the remote host or the firewall
in between us and the remote host by sending
an UDP packet of null size going to port 161 (snmp)
This flaw may allow a possible hacker to shut down
Solution : contact your firewall vendor if
it was the firewall which crashed, or filter
incoming UDP traffic if the remote host crashed.
Threat Level: High
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