Multiple Firewall Vendor Packet Flood State Table Filling Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in multiple firewall systems that could make denial of service attacks possible.

It has been reported that many firewalls do not properly handle certain types of input. Firewall systems that maintain state could be attacked and forced into a situation where all service is denied. This condition would occur as a result of certain types of traffic floods.

A comprehensive listing of affected products is not available at this time.


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