Cisco IOS Malformed PPTP Packet DoS

2001-07-12T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:802
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2001-07-12T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

IOS contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a specially crafted packet is sent to port 1723, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

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 a specially crafted packet is sent to port 1723, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Other Advisory URL: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/firewalls/2001-q3/0299.html Nessus Plugin ID:10979 ISS X-Force ID: 6835 CVE-2001-1183 CERT VU: 656315 Bugtraq ID: 3022