Vulnerability Note VU#312761

Cayman gateways are vulnerable to a denial of service via a portscan

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

Overview

Cayman gateways are vulnerable to a denial of service. An attacker can send a number of TCP connect() requests or SYN packets, in conjunction with a "Bouncing" vulnerability, and can cause a denial of service to the gateway.

Description

The gateway will crash after receiving a number of TCP connect() requests or SYN packets. This can be exploited via the LAN side, and via the WAN side in conjunction with a "bouncing" vulnerability. Installing the newest version will resolve this vulnerability.

Impact

A denial of service occurs.

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)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by Karim Elmaizi.

This document was written by Jason Rafail.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 09 Jul 2001
  • Date First Published: 27 Aug 2001
  • Date Last Updated: 27 Aug 2001
  • Severity Metric: 2.81
  • Document Revision: 7

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