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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.109764
Category:Policy
Title:Linux: TCP SYN Cookies
Summary:Normally, a client sends a SYN to the server which responds and;hold state information in the TCP stack. In a SYN flood, the generated SYN packets consume all;available TCP memory leading the server to deny service.;;The TCP SYN cookie is a mechanism to resist such SYN flood attacks.;;This script tests whether the Linux host is configured to accepting valid connections even during a;DoS attack.
Description:Summary:
Normally, a client sends a SYN to the server which responds and
hold state information in the TCP stack. In a SYN flood, the generated SYN packets consume all
available TCP memory leading the server to deny service.

The TCP SYN cookie is a mechanism to resist such SYN flood attacks.

This script tests whether the Linux host is configured to accepting valid connections even during a
DoS attack.

CVSS Score:
0.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N

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