Cisco IOS OSPF Neighbor Announcement Remote Overflow (CSCdp58462)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) implementation in remote
Cisco IOS software versions is vulnerable to a denial of service
if it receives a flood of neighbor announcements in which more than
255 hosts try to establish a neighbor relationship per interface.

An attacker may use this flaw to prevent your router from working

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco Bug ID CSCdp58462.

Solution :

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 11283 (CSCdp58462.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 6895

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0100

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