OpenBSD Pending ARP Request Remote DoS

2000-10-05T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:1592
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2000-10-05T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker sends a large number of spoofed packets for hosts within the target's subnet, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 2.7 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

OpenBSD contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker sends a large number of spoofed packets for hosts within the target's subnet, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.openbsd.org/ ISS X-Force ID: 5340 Generic Exploit URL: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0078.html CVE-2000-0914 Bugtraq ID: 1759