Cisco IOS Software Resource Reservation Protocol Interface Queue Wedge Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20130925-rsvp)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due
to improper handling of UDP RSVP packets in the Resource Reservation
Protocol (RSVP) feature. An unauthenticated, remote attacker, via
specially-crafted UDP RSVP packets sent to port 1698, can trigger an
interface queue wedge, resulting in a loss of connectivity, loss of
routing protocol adjacency, and other denial of service conditions.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a057824

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20130925-rsvp. Alternatively, apply the workaround referenced
in the advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 70313 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62646

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5478