Cisco IOS Software Multicast Source Discovery Protocol DoS (cisco-sa-20120328-msdp)

high Nessus Plugin ID 58568
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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Cisco IOS device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) implementation. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via an MSDP packet containing encapsulated IGMP data, to cause the device to reload.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20120328-msdp. Alternatively, apply the workarounds detailed in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58568

File Name: cisco-sa-20120328-msdp.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/2/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: cisco_ios_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/28/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0382

BID: 52759


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20120328-msdp