Cisco IOS Software Crafted Encryption Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability - Cisco Systems

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Cisco IOS Software contains a vulnerability that could allow an
attacker to cause a Cisco IOS device to reload by remotely sending a
crafted encryption packet.

Cisco has released free software updates that address this
vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?08f7f949
http://www.nessus.org/u?824f7ad1

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20090923-tls.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 49047 (cisco-sa-20090923-tlshttp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36493

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2871