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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.8 7.8
CVE Id CVE-2005-3675
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:55:00
Published 18 Nov 2005 06:03:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-3675

Summary

The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth consumption) by sending ACK messages for packets that have not yet been received (optimistic ACKs), which can cause the sender to increase its transmission rate until it fills available bandwidth.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Tcp


References

CERT-VN - VU#102014

XF - tcp-congestion-control-dos(23055)

BID - 15468

MISC - http://www.cs.umd.edu/~capveg/optack/optack-extended.pdf


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:00