CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0510

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The UDP implementation in Linux 2.4.x kernels keeps the IP Identification field at 0 for all non-fragmented packets, which could allow remote attackers to determine that a target system is running Linux.
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Date Entry Created
20020607 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020611)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Foat, Frech, Green
NOOP(3) Cole, Cox, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from REVIEWING to NOOP]
 Cox> So I asked some kernel guys about this - it's not considered
   an issue.  There are several other ways to identify Linux on
   the wire and people who care about this kind of thing rewrite
   their packets in various ways via firewall technology to trick
   the identifier programs.

Proposed (Legacy)
20020611
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