Cisco IOS Software Session Initiation Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20131106-sip)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability exists in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
implementation in Cisco IOS Software that could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of an affected
device or cause memory leaks that may result in system
instabilities. To exploit this vulnerability, affected devices must
be configured to process SIP messages. Limited Cisco IOS Software
releases are affected.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 70914 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63553

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5553

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