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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CISCO IOS Timers Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote router can be compromised remotely.

Description :

The remote host is a CISCO router containing a version of IOS which is
vulnerable to a heap overflow vulnerability.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to crash the remote device or to execute
arbitrary code remotely.

Solution :

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20051102-timers.shtml

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:I)

Networks Security ID: 15275

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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