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

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 :

Solution :

Update to release 11.21, or disable telnet.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 11014 (cisco_aironet_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4461

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0545