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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-1999-1201

Original release date: 02/06/1999
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Windows 95 and Windows 98 systems, when configured with multiple TCP/IP stacks bound to the same MAC address, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via a certain ICMP echo (ping) packet, which causes all stacks to send a ping response, aka TCP Chorusing.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: NTBUGTRAQ
Name: 19990206 New Windows 9x Bug: TCP Chorusing
External Source: XF
Name: win-multiple-ip-dos(7542)
External Source: BID
Name: 225

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