Cisco IOS MallocLite BGP Update DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Cisco IOS device is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability due to a flaw in the MallocLite implementation. A remote
attacker, via a BGP update message with a specially crafted
local-preference attribute length, can cause the route processor to
crash, resulting in a denial of service..

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the bug
details for CSCtq06538.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 61575 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54830

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1367