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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2001-1055
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:34
Published 30 Jul 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Microsoft Windows network stack allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a flood of malformed ARP request packets with random source IP and MAC addresses, as demonstrated by ARPNuke.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 98

  • Microsoft Windows 98se


XF - win-arp-packet-flooding-dos(6924)

BID - 3113

BUGTRAQ - 20010730 ARPNuke - 80 kb/s kills a whole subnet

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:30