Cisco Aironet Telnet Invalid Username/Password DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote wireless access point has a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be a Cisco Aironet wireless access point.

It was possible to reboot the AP by connecting via telnet and and
providing a specially crafted username and password. A remote attacker
could do this repeatedly to disable the device.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a6678575

Solution :

Update to release 11.21, or disable telnet.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 11014 (cisco_aironet_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4461

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0545