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Re: Motorola Cable Modem DOS

On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 02:02:27PM -0600, Ryan Sweat wrote:
> I've found it trivial to crash the Motorola Surfboard 4200 Cable modem,
> as installed default by AT&T Broadband Internet.
> The modem acts as a bridge, but also has an internal RFC1918 IP address
> (  Simply  nmap'ing the cable user's IP address, ie:
> # nmap -sS -p 1-1024 12.x.x.x
> will cause it to crash, rendering the ethernet interface useless.  It is
> also possible to crash it from the lan by simply doing the same scan
> against the cable modem's internal IP address.  The crash is not
> specific to nmap, there are other publicly available tools which cause
> the same result.  This is known to be effective on Software Version:
> SB4200- (possibly others?)

Nothing happens to a SB4200E- Everything works fine
after a scan.


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