Cisco Catalyst 6000, 6500 Series and Cisco 7600 Series NAM (Network Analysis Module) Vulnerability

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 49002

Synopsis

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

Description

Cisco Catalyst 6000, 6500 series and Cisco 7600 series that have a Network Analysis Module installed are affected by a vulnerability, which could allow an attacker to gain complete control of the system. Only Cisco Catalyst systems that have a NAM on them are affected. This vulnerability affects systems that run Internetwork Operating System (IOS) or Catalyst Operating System (CatOS).

Cisco has made free software available to address this vulnerability for affected customers.

Solution

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20070228-nam.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?519fd09c

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/csa/cisco-sa-20070228-nam.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 49002

File Name: cisco-sa-20070228-namhttp.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2010/09/01

Modified: 2014/08/11

Dependencies: 47864

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1257

BID: 22751