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Observable Discrepancy

CVE-2002-0514

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

PF in OpenBSD 3.0 with the return-rst rule sets the TTL to 128 in the RST packet, which allows remote attackers to determine if a port is being filtered because the TTL is different than the default TTL.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-203 - Observable Discrepancy

The product behaves differently or sends different responses under different circumstances in a way that is observable to an unauthorized actor, which exposes security-relevant information about the state of the product, such as whether a particular operation was successful or not.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published