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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-0794
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:58
Published 12 Aug 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The accept_filter mechanism in FreeBSD 4 through 4.5 does not properly remove entries from the incomplete listen queue when adding a syncache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (network service availability) via a large number of connection attempts, which fills the queue.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 4.5


BID - 4879

XF - freebsd-accept-filter-dos(9209)

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-02:26

OSVDB - 5081

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:04