Cisco IOS Software Crafted TCP Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20100324-tcp)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Cisco IOS Software is affected by a denial of service vulnerability
that may allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to cause an affected
device to reload or hang. The vulnerability may be triggered by a TCP
segment containing crafted TCP options that is received during the TCP
session establishment phase. In addition to specific, crafted TCP
options, the device must have a special configuration to be affected
by this vulnerability. Cisco has released free software updates that
address this vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a462ad8

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20100324-tcp.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 49055 (cisco-sa-20100324-tcphttp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0577