Cisco IOS Software Multicast Source Discovery Protocol Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20120328-msdp)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in the Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP)
implementation of Cisco IOS Software and Cisco IOS XE Software could
allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to cause a reload of an
affected device. Repeated attempts to exploit this vulnerability could
result in a sustained denial of service (DoS) condition. Cisco has
released free software updates that address this vulnerability.
Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are available.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 58568 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52759

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0382