Cisco 600 Series Router HTTP GET DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote router is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to lock the remote router by sending the following
request :

GET ?

An attacker may use this flaw to lock this host, thus preventing your
network from working properly.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-11/0390.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?679d6582

Solution :

Contact CISCO for a fix or add the following rule to your router :

set web disabled
write
reboot

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 10561 (cisco_675_http_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0058