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CVE-2001-1244 Detail

Current Description

Multiple TCP implementations could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth and CPU exhaustion) by setting the maximum segment size (MSS) to a very small number and requesting large amounts of data, which generates more packets with less TCP-level data that amplify network traffic and consume more server CPU to process.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/195457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2997 Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6824

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:vvos:11.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1244
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018