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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
The Web Cache Control Protocol (WCCP), available on Cisco devices,
does not provide any authentication. A router configured to support
Cache Engines will treat any host that sends it valid WCCP hello
packets as a cache engine, and may divert HTTP traffic to that host.
If a router is configured to use WCCP, an attacker can divert web
traffic passing through such a router.
See also :
Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Nessus Plugin ID: 17778 ()
CVE ID: CVE-1999-1175
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