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Routing tables can be modified.
The remote RIP listener accepts routes that are not sent by a
This cannot happen in the RIP protocol as defined by RFC2453, and
although the RFC is silent on this point, such routes should probably
A remote attacker might use this flaw to access the local network if
it is not protected by a properly configured firewall, or to hijack
Either disable the RIP listener if it is not used, use RIP-2 in
conjunction with authentication, or use another routing protocol.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
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