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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
A Cisco device running IOS Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is vulnerable
to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack from a malformed BGP packet. Only
devices with either the command bgp log-neighbor-changes configured or
the command snmp-server enable traps bgp are vulnerable. The BGP
protocol is not enabled by default, and must be configured in order to
accept traffic from an explicitly defined peer. Unless the malicious
traffic appears to be sourced from a configured, trusted peer, it would
be difficult to inject a malformed packet.
Cisco has made free software available to address this problem.
See also :
Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 48980 (cisco-sa-20050126-bgphttp.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 12370
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0196
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