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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
A series of failed telnet authentication attempts to the switch can
cause the Catalyst Switch to fail to pass traffic or accept
management connections until the system is rebooted or a power cycle
is performed. All types of telnet authentication are affected,
including Kerberized telnet, and AAA authentication.
This vulnerability is documented as Cisco bug ID CSCds66191.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10978 (CSCds66191.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2072
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0041
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