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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-1203
Last Modified 20 Aug 2009 12:00:00
Published 28 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



IBM SecureWay Firewall before 4.2.2 performs extra processing before determining that a packet is invalid and dropping it, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a flood of malformed TCP packets without any flags set.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Ibm Secureway Firewall 4.2

  • Ibm Secureway Firewall 4.2.1


BID - 5924

XF - secureway-tcp-flood-dos(10249)

BUGTRAQ - 20021009 Flood ACK packets cause an IBM SecureWay FireWall DoS

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:14