Malformed SNMP Message-Handling Vulnerabilities - Cisco Systems
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 48963
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionMultiple Cisco products contain vulnerabilities in the processing of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) messages. The vulnerabilities can be repeatedly exploited to produce a denial of service. In most cases, workarounds are available that may mitigate the impact. These vulnerabilities are identified by various groups as VU#617947, VU#107186, OUSPG #0100, CVE-2002-0012, and CVE-2002-0013.
SolutionApply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20020212-snmp-msgs.