Firewall Services Module Crafted ICMP Message (cisco-sa-20090819-fwsm)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) for Cisco Catalyst
6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers may be affected by a
denial of service (DoS) condition. An attacker can trigger the DoS
condition by sending a specially crafted ICMP packet to the device.
This will cause the network processor to stop working and result in the
DoS condition.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a37a09f

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20090819-fwsm.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/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: 69923 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36085

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0638