IPv6 Routing Header Vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 48998


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


Processing a specially crafted IPv6 Type 0 Routing header can crash a device running Cisco IOS software. This vulnerability does not affect IPv6 Type 2 Routing headers which are used in mobile IPv6. IPv6 is not enabled by default in Cisco IOS.
Cisco has made free software available to address this vulnerability for affected customers.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20070124-IOS-IPv6.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48998

File Name: cisco-sa-20070124-IOS-IPv6http.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2010/09/01

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 47864

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0481