Cisco Catalyst Supervisor Remote Reload DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote switch has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be a Cisco Catalyst switch. This device
runs an undocumented TCP service. Sending a carriage return to this
port causes the switch to immediately reset. A remote attacker could
repeatedly exploit this to disable the switch.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999_1/1077.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6007bea8

Solution :

Apply the fix referenced in the vendor's 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 : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 10046 (cisco_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 705

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0430