9188 : Top Layer Attack Mitigator IPS 5500 Connection Saturation DoS
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Disclosure Date
Time to Exploit
34 days


Top Layer Attack Mitigator IPS 5500 contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker establishes roughly 2000 concurrent connections to the device, and will result in loss of availability for the platform. This will cause all connectivity to devices behind the Mitigator to be unreachable.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public


Upgrade to version 3.11.014 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Top Layer Networks
Attack Mitigator IPS 5500



  • Mazin Faour - advisoriesirmplc.com - Information Risk Management Plc.
  • Louis Garman - advisoriesirmplc.com - Information Risk Management Plc.

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-05-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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