Crafted IP Option Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20070124-crafted-ip-option)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 71431

Synopsis

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

Description

Cisco routers and switches running Cisco IOS XR software may be vulnerable to a remotely exploitable crafted IP option Denial of Service (DoS) attack. Exploitation of the vulnerability may potentially allow for arbitrary code execution. The vulnerability may be exploited after processing an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) packet, Protocol Independent Multicast version 2 (PIMv2) packet, Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) packet, or URL Rendezvous Directory (URD) packet containing a specific crafted IP option in the packet\'s IP header. No other IP protocols are affected by this issue. 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-20070124-crafted-ip-option.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ccd26374

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 71431

File Name: cisco-sa-20070124-crafted-ip-option-iosxr.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2013/12/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 71430

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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_xr

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XR/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0480

BID: 22211