Multiple flaws in the TCP stack could lead to DoS attacks

Posted: 2008/10/02 in Information Security, Security Disclosures, Security News, Uncategorized

“Jack found some anomalies in which machines would stop working in some very specific circumstances while being scanned,” Lee told CNET News. One of the behaviors experienced was packet loss where the packets just kept trying, and trying, and trying, creating, more or less, a denial of service (DoS) on that machine.”

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