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CSCdp58462 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) implementation in the remote
Cisco IOS software versions is vulnerable to a denial of service
if it receives a flood of neighbor announcements in which more than
255 hosts try to establish a neighbor relationship per interface.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent your router from working
This vulnerability is documented as Cisco Bug ID CSCdp58462.
Threat Level: Critical
*** As Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote host
*** this might be a false positive
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