Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
ping of death Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crash target with a too long fragmented packets
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The machine crashed when pinged with an incorrectly fragmented packet.
This is known as the 'jolt' or 'ping of death' denial of service attack.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to shut down this server,
thus preventing you from working properly.
Solution : contact your operating system vendor for a patch.
Threat Level: High
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