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CSCds66191

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A series of failed telnet authentication attempts to the switch can
cause the Catalyst Switch to fail to pass traffic or accept
management connections until the system is rebooted or a power cycle
is performed. All types of telnet authentication are affected,
including Kerberized telnet, and AAA authentication.

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco bug ID CSCds66191.

Solution :
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/catalyst-memleak-pub.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

*** As Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote host
*** this might be a false positive


Networks Security ID: 2072

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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