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ICMP Flood

 
Signature ID: 2152/0
Original Release:S1
Release:S572 (download)
Original Release Date:2000 November 27
Latest Release Date:2011 June 07
Default Enabled:False
Default Retired:True
CVE:CVE-2011-1613
Alarm Severity:Medium
Fidelity:100 

Description

Triggers when multiple IP datagrams are received directed at a single host on the network with the protocol field of the IP header set to 1 (ICMP).This is indicative that a denial of service attack may be in progress against your network.

Recommended Filter

No recommended filters.

Benign Triggers

This traffic pattern could be generated by someone using ping in its recursive mode, however it should not be a common occurrence. This may be indicative of some type of network problem and should be investigated.

IntelliShield Alerts

IntelliShield ID Headline VersionCVSS ScoreLast Published
76Syn Flood Denial of Service12000 May 01 16:00 GMT
179UDP Bomb Activity12000 May 01 16:00 GMT
213Remote Host Operating System Detection Activity12000 May 01 16:00 GMT
3241BlackICE Defender Buffer Overflow Vulnerability32002 February 09 18:17 GMT
7569TCP Connection Reset Vulnerability222014 September 18 17:19 GMT
8889Microsoft Windows LAND Attack Denial of Service Issue62006 October 10 22:05 GMT
9037Multiple Vendor ICMP Packet TCP/IP Denial of Service Vulnerabilities282017 May 10 14:48 GMT
9040Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability32005 June 14 20:56 GMT
11264Samba Multiple Connections Memory Exhaustion Denial of Service Vulnerability142.7/2.22006 November 29 14:45 GMT
14071Cisco Content Switching Module TCP Packet Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42007 September 05 16:29 GMT
18938Sun Solaris sockfs Remote HTTP Request Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/5.82009 August 27 18:02 GMT
22972Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Software ICMP Traffic Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42011 April 27 14:57 GMT
26341Cisco TelePresence Manager, Multipoint Switch, and Recording Server Crafted TCP/IP Traffic Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/7.42012 July 11 16:26 GMT
26372Linux Kernel IPv6 nf_ct_frag6_reasm() Function Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability47.8/5.82012 August 08 14:30 GMT
26623Cisco VC220 Network Dome Camera and Cisco VC240 Network Bullet Camera Denial of Service Vulnerabilites15.0/4.82013 July 31 20:50 GMT
26897Cisco IOS Software IP NAT Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42012 September 26 16:24 GMT
28330Cisco Unified Presence Server Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42013 February 27 16:09 GMT
29561Microsoft Windows Kernel-Mode Driver TCP/IP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/5.82013 June 11 17:52 GMT
30426Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42013 August 21 16:08 GMT

Download

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