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Server 2003 Large Window Size TCP RST Denial of Service

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2689

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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0230
Product(s):