Multiple IOS IPS Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) feature set of Cisco IOS
contains several vulnerabilities. These include:

- Fragmented IP packets may be used to evade
signature inspection. (CVE-2007-0917)

- IPS signatures utilizing the regular expression
feature of the ATOMIC.TCP signature engine may
cause a router to crash resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2007-0918)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?16b1f263
http://www.nessus.org/u?8f4c5bae

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20070213-iosips.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 49000 (cisco-sa-20070213-iosipshttp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22549

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0917
CVE-2007-0918