1379 : Check Point FireWall-1 Fragmented Packet Parsing Remote DoS
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FireWall-1 contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker sends a large amount of incomplete framgented packets, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Third-party Verified
OSVDB: Security Software


Upgrade to version 4.0 SP 6, 4.1 SP2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.


Tools & Filters



  • Lance Spitzner - spitznerdimension.net - Dimension Enterprises Inc

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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