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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-0957
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:29:23
Published 04 Oct 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 default configuration of BlackICE Agent 3.1.eal and 3.1.ebh has a high tcp.maxconnections setting, which could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of connections to the BlackICE system that consumes more resources than intended by the user.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Iss Blackice Agent 3.1eal

  • Iss Blackice Agent 3.1ebh


XF - blackice-excessive-memory-consumption(9405)

VULNWATCH - 20020619 [VulnWatch] KPMG-2002023: BlackICE Agent Temporary Memory Buildup

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:08