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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
Some Cisco Catalyst switches, running certain CatOS based software
releases, have a vulnerability wherein a buffer overflow in the telnet
option handling can cause the telnet daemon to crash and result in a
switch reload. This vulnerability can be exploited to initiate a
denial of service (DoS) attack.
This vulnerability is documented as Cisco bug ID CSCdw19195.
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/252833
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10986 (CSCdw19195.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 3064
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0554
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