Cisco IOS OSPF Neighbor Announcement Remote Overflow (CSCdp58462)

high Nessus Plugin ID 11283


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


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 properly

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco Bug ID CSCdp58462.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11283

File Name: CSCdp58462.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2/28/2003

Updated: 3/27/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2003

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0100

BID: 6895