CVE-2004-0171

Current Description

FreeBSD 5.1 and earlier, and Mac OS X before 10.3.4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion of memory buffers and system crash) via a large number of out-of-sequence TCP packets, which prevents the operating system from creating new connections.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 15, 2004
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.6.2*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.7*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.8*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.9*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd5.0*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd5.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd5.2*******
    2.3OSOpenbsdOpenbsd3.3*******
    2.3OSOpenbsdOpenbsd3.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Freebsd Freebsd 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2
Openbsd Openbsd 3.3, 3.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
FreeBSD-SA-04:04ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-04:04.tcp.ascFREEBSD
APPLE-SA-2004-05-28http://lists.seifried.org/pipermail/security/2004-May/003743.htmlAPPLE
20040302 FreeBSD Memory Buffer Exhaustion Denial of Service Vulnerabilityhttp://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=78&type=vulnerabilitiesIDEFENSEPATCH Vendor Advisory
VU#395670http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/395670CERT-VNUS Government Resource
4124http://www.osvdb.org/4124OSVDB
9792http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9792BIDPATCH Vendor Advisory
freebsd-mbuf-dos(15369)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15369XF