Vulnerability Note VU#104823

Cayman gateways vulnerable to a denial of service via oversized ICMP echo (ping) requests.

Original Release date: 27 Aug 2001 | Last revised: 27 Aug 2001

Overview

Cayman gateways vulnerable to a denial of service via oversized ICMP echo (ping) requests. Installing the newest version of the vendor software will resolve this vulnerability.

Description

Cayman gateways running versions 5.5 Build R0, 5.3 Build R2, 5.3 Build R1 are vulnerable to an oversized ICMP echo (ping) request. By sending an oversized ping packet to the gateway, it is possible to crash various services resulting in a denial of service.

Impact

Exploiting this vulnerability results in a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest vendor software release.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
CaymanAffected27 Jul 200121 Aug 2001
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by Cassius.

This document was written by Jason Rafail.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2000-0418
  • Date Public: 23 May 2000
  • Date First Published: 27 Aug 2001
  • Date Last Updated: 27 Aug 2001
  • Severity Metric: 1.41
  • Document Revision: 11

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