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TCP denial-of-service attacks against long lived connections

Affected systems
0 <= FreeBSD

Details

VuXML ID c7705712-92e6-11d8-8b29-0020ed76ef5a
Discovery 1995-06-01
Entry 2004-04-23

NISCC / UNIRAS has published an advisory that re-visits the long discussed spoofed TCP RST denial-of-service vulnerability. This new look emphasizes the fact that for some applications such attacks are practically feasible.

References

CVE Name CVE-2004-0230
URL http://www.uniras.gov.uk/vuls/2004/236929/index.htm