Cisco IOS Interactive Login Unspecified DoS

1998-08-10T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:1098
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1998-08-10T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

IOS contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker gains access to the login prompt of a router or other Cisco IOS device, and will result in loss of availability for the device.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version indicated by Cisco product matrix, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

IOS contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an attacker gains access to the login prompt of a router or other Cisco IOS device, and will result in loss of availability for the device.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Other Advisory URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/1426 ISS X-Force ID: 1238 CVE-1999-0571 CVE-1999-0159 CIAC Advisory: i-084 Bugtraq ID: 692