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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-0574
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:23
Published 03 Jul 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Memory leak in FreeBSD 4.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via ICMP echo packets that trigger a bug in ip_output() in which the reference count for a routing table entry is not decremented, which prevents the entry from being removed.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 4.5


BID - 4539

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-02:21

OSVDB - 5232

XF - freebsd-icmp-echo-reply-dos(8893)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:59