Cisco IOS HTTP Server ?/ String Local DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote switch has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to make the remote switch reboot by requesting :

GET /cgi-bin/view-source?/

A remote attacker may use this flaw to prevent your network from
working properly.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?81828152

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of IOS, or implement one of the
workarounds listed in Cisco'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 : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 10682 (cisco-view-source-dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1838

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0984