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CVE-2004-0230

Published: 18 August 2004

TCP, when using a large Window Size, makes it easier for remote attackers to guess sequence numbers and cause a denial of service (connection loss) to persistent TCP connections by repeatedly injecting a TCP RST packet, especially in protocols that use long-lived connections, such as BGP.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
quagga
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Notes

AuthorNote
kees
this does not really affect the Linux TCP stack in any meaningful way.
http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/4/21/125
http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/6/25/196

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