Cisco IOS Software Protocol Translation Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20130327-pt)

high Nessus Plugin ID 65889
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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The Cisco IOS Software Protocol Translation (PT) feature contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are available.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20130327-pt.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65889

File Name: cisco-sa-20130327-pt.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/10/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: cisco_ios_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 4/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1147

BID: 58740


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130327-pt