Upstream information

CVE-2000-0916 at MITRE

Description

FreeBSD 4.1.1 and earlier, and possibly other BSD-based OSes, uses an insufficient random number generator to generate initial TCP sequence numbers (ISN), which allows remote attackers to spoof TCP connections.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This is a BSD operating system specific issue and does not affect Linux. Please also see CVE-1999-0077.

No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

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