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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.

Solution :
Threat Level: Critical

*** As Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote host
*** this might be a false positive

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