Cisco Malformed SNMP Message Handling DoS (CSCdw67458)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10987


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


There is a vulnerability in the way the remote device handles SNMP messages. An attacker may use this flaw to crash the remote device continuously.

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco bug ID CSCdw67458.


Reference :

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10987

File Name: CSCdw67458.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2002/06/05

Updated: 2018/06/27

Dependencies: 10969, 10800

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0012, CVE-2002-0013

BID: 4088, 4132

CWE: 264