Intrusion Prevention

Mstream.Agent.Pong2Handler

Description

This indicates that an mstream agent is responding to an mstream handler ping request.



mstream is a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) tool. mstream agents use UDP port 6838 to contact their handlers. mstream handlers coordinate the agents to launch DDoS attacks.


Affected Products

Any unprotected system connected to the network is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

The compromised network faces potential DDoS attack.

Recommended Actions

Apply anti-virus protection to vulnerable system



Clean the compromised host.


CVE References

CVE-2000-0138

Other References

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