Modified Teardrop IP Fragment Re-Assembly DoS

1998-03-03T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:5728
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1998-03-03T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Windows NT contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when specially crafted packet fragments are sent to a target, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

Windows NT contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when specially crafted packet fragments are sent to a target, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Related OSVDB ID: 5729 Related OSVDB ID: 5730 Related OSVDB ID: 5727 Other Advisory URL: http://www.cert.org/summaries/CS-98.02.html Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 179129 Keyword: teardrop,newtear ISS X-Force ID: 343 CVE-1999-0104 CIAC Advisory: i-031a CERT: CA-1997-28