Cisco IOS Hot Standby Routing Protocol IP Collision Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The design of the Hot Standby Routing Protocol, when using IRPAS,
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a router with
the same IP address as the interface on which HSRP is running.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch, which can be obtained from the Cisco Bug

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 17773 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4949

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2053

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now