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The TCP MSS (maximum segment size) functionality in netinet allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via (1) a low MTU, which causes a large number of small packets to be produced, or (2) via a large number of packets with a small TCP payload, which cause a large number of calls to the resource-intensive sowakeup function.
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Date Entry Created
20040105 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 (20040318)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Williams
NOOP(2) Cox, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
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