Publicized in a Bindview Security Advisory released November 24,1999. Contact is Scott Blake <email@example.com>.
Cabletron SmartSwitch Router 8000 2.0
The Cabletron SmartSwitch Router 8000 with firmware revision 2.x has been shown to susceptible to a denial of service attack. The SSR can only handle approximately 200 ARP requests per second. If an attacker can get ICMP traffic to the router, they can flood it with ARP requests, effectively shutting the router down for the duration of the attack.
Firmware revisions 3.x are not vulnerable to this attack. The latest firmware can be obtained at: