Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Flood the remote machine with ICMP 9
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to crash the remote
machine by flooding it with ICMP type 9 packets.
A cracker may use this attack to make this
host crash continuously, preventing you
from working properly.
Solution : upgrade your Windows 9x operating system or change it.
Reference : http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB
Threat Level: High
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