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Sid 1-271

Message

SERVER-OTHER UDP echo+chargen bomb

Summary

Echo and chargen, or other combinations of UDP services, can be used in tandem to flood the server, a.k.a. UDP bomb or UDP packet storm.

Impact

CVSS base score 5.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-1999-0103:

CVSS base score 5.0

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact PARTIAL

CVE-1999-0635:

CVSS base score 0.0

CVSS impact score 0.0

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-1999-0103: Echo and chargen, or other combinations of UDP services, can be used in tandem to flood the server, a.k.a. UDP bomb or UDP packet storm.

CVE-1999-0635: The echo service is running.

Affected systems

Ease of attack

CVE-1999-0103:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0635:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References