Cisco IOS ICMP Redirect Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

It is possible to cause a denial of service by flooding the remote
device with ICMP requests, which will cause the redirect cache to
grow.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-05/0189.html

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch which can be obtained from the Cisco Bug
tracker.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 17794 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4786

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2315