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Cisco IOS Data-link Switching 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 router can be crashed remotely.

Description :

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

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

Solution :

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_advisory09186a00807bd128.shtml

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 21990

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

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