Cisco Regular Expression Processing DoS

This script is (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

On September 19, 2007, Cisco released a security response for a
denial of service vulnerability in the regular expression processing
in IOS. Exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a denial
of service crash and reload. This plugin checks if the appropriate
fix for the advisory has been installed.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?75155889
https://puck.nether.net/pipermail/cisco-nsp/2007-August/043010.html

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in the Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sr-20070912-regexp.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 17790 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4430