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cisco http DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes a Cisco router

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to lock
the remote server (probably a Cisco router)
by doing the request :

GET /%% HTTP/1.0


You need to reboot it to make it work
again.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to crash this
host, thus preventing your network from
working properly.

Workaround : add the following rule
in your router :

no ip http server


Solution : contact CISCO for a fix
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1154

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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