Upstream information

CVE-2005-0356 at MITRE

Description

Multiple TCP implementations with Protection Against Wrapped Sequence Numbers (PAWS) with the timestamps option enabled allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection loss) via a spoofed packet with a large timer value, which causes the host to discard later packets because they appear to be too old.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

Linux was and is not affected by this problem. Please see the official Netfilter statement on it here.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 289761 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 895845 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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