Cisco SSH2 Server/Client Malformed Packet Remote DoS (CSCdz60229, CSCdy87221, CSCdu75477)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11383


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


It is possible to make the remote IOS crash when sending it malformed SSH packets during the key exchange.

These flaws are documented as CISCO bug ID CSCdz60229, CSCdy87221 and CSCdu75477.



Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11383

File Name: CSCdz60229.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2003/03/14

Updated: 2018/06/27

Dependencies: 10800, 10969

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2002/12/16

Exploitable With

Metasploit (PuTTY Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1357, CVE-2002-1358, CVE-2002-1359, CVE-2002-1360

BID: 6397, 6405, 6407, 6408, 6410

CWE: 20, 119