Cisco IOS Extensible Authentication Protocol Vulnerability (cisco-sr-20071019-eap)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Cisco IOS running on the remote host has a denial of
service vulnerability. The Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
implementation does not properly process EAP packets, which could cause
the device to crash. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit
this to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

https://www.cr0.org/paper/hacklu2007-final.pdf
http://www.nessus.org/u?1e2a777c

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in the Cisco Security Response
cisco-sr-20071019-eap.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 68991 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26139

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5651