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3Com's TippingPoint Denial of Service
3Com's TippingPoint Denial of Service
3Com's TippingPoint Denial of Service

Vulnerability:       Denial of Service
Affected Product:    3Com's TippingPoint IPS
Affected Versions:   All

Author:              Corroded_Lunchmeats_X

TippingPoint IPS is prone to DoS when a sequence of crafted packets are
destined for port 80.

When quickly flooded with packets destined for port 80, and an incrementing
source port this causes the software to consume a huge amount of CPU time,
due to a badly written loop, causing the device to stop responding.

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