Patch: FreeBSD accept

A flaw in the accept_filter module in FreeBSD could be used in a denial-of-service attack. A malicious user can exploit the vulnerability to cause hundreds of processor sockets to remain open, thereby draining the affected machine of processor resources. Also, a virus such as Code Red can cause similar problems. For more, click here

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