Nokia GGSN IP packet denial of service
|nokia-ggsn-ip-dos (12221)||Medium Risk|
Nokia's GGSN (Gateway GPRS Support Node) is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a malformed IP packet with a TCP option of 0xFF using a cellular phone to the vulnerable network, a remote attacker can cause a kernel panic, which would cause the GGSN to crash. The GGSN would restart automatically.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of GGSN (release 2 or later), available from the Nokia Web site. See References.
- @stake Inc. Security Advisory A060903-1: Nokia GGSN (IP650 Based) DoS Issues.
- Nokia Web site: Product Catalog - Networks - Nokia.
- VulnWatch Mailing List, Mon Jun 09 2003 - 13:21:54 CDT : Nokia GGSN (IP650 Based) DoS.
- BID-7854: Nokia GGSN Kernel Panic Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2003-0368: Nokia Gateway GPRS support node (GGSN) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via a malformed IP packet with a 0xFF TCP option.
- OSVDB ID: 4327: Nokia GGSN (IP650 Based) DoS
- US-CERT VU#924812: Nokia Gateway GPRS support node vulnerable to DoS
- Nokia GGSN Release 1
Jun 09, 2003
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