Cisco IOS Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) Previous Packet Information Disclosure (CSCdu20643)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10983


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


If the remote device has Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) enabled, it may leak information from previous packets that have been handled by the device.

An attacker may use this flaw to sniff your network remotely.

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco Bug ID CSCdu20643.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10983

File Name: CSCdu20643.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 6/5/2002

Updated: 3/27/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: SNMP/sysDesc, SNMP/community, CISCO/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2002

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0339

BID: 4191