p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood)

p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood)

Vulnerability Severity
p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood)
7.8 (High)

Summary – It was possible to crash the remote machine by flooding it with ICMP type 9 packets.

Vulnerability Detection Result – Vulnerability was detected according to the Vulnerability Detection Method.

Impact – A cracker may use this attack to make this host crash continuously, preventing you from working properly.

Solution – Upgrade your Windows 9x operating system or change it.

Vulnerability Detection Method – Details: p-smash DoS (ICMP 9 flood) (OID:

Version used: $Revision: 8144 $

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