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Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Denial of Service (913446) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the remote registry for 913446

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote host due to a flaw in the TCP/IP stack.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of Windows which has a flaw in its TCP/IP

The flaw may allow a possible hacker to to perform a denial of service attack
against the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker needs to send a specially crafted
IGMP packet to the remote host.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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