Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Jumbo Frame Denial of Service (cisco-sa-20080618-ips)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its self-reported version, the version of the Cisco
Intrusion Prevention System Software running on the remote host may be
vulnerable to a denial of service (DoS) attack caused by a kernel panic.
This is due to the handling of jumbo Ethernet frames when gigabit
network interfaces are installed and are deployed in inline mode.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f8fcb273

Solution :

Apply the relevant update referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20080618-ips.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 69335 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29791

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2060