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CVE-2005-3675 Detail

Current Description

The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth consumption) by sending ACK messages for packets that have not yet been received (optimistic ACKs), which can cause the sender to increase its transmission rate until it fills available bandwidth.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/18/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.cs.umd.edu/~capveg/optack/optack-extended.pdf
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/102014 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15468/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23055

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:tcp:tcp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3675
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017