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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CSCdy15598 and CSCeb56052

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote router contains a version of IOS which has multiple flaws when
dealing with specially layer 2 packets.

CISCO identifies this vulnerability as bug id CSCdy15598 and CSCeb56052

A possible hacker may use this flaw to render this router inoperable

Solution :
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: 9562

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors


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