Cisco IOS Software Internet Key Exchange Resource Exhaustion Vulnerability - Cisco Systems

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Cisco IOS devices that are configured for Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
protocol and certificate based authentication are vulnerable to a
resource exhaustion attack. Successful exploitation of this
vulnerability may result in the allocation of all available Phase 1
security associations (SA) and prevent the establishment of new IPsec
Cisco has released free software updates that address this

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 49044 (cisco-sa-20090923-ipsechttp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36497

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2868