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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Cisco Catalyst MPLS Packet Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote switch can be crashed remotely.

Description :

The remote host is a CISCO Catalyst 6500 switch containing a version of IOS
which is vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability when processing
malformed MPLS packets.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to crash the remote device.

Solution :

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20070228-mpls.shtml

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 22750

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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