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CSCdw19195 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Some Cisco Catalyst switches, running certain CatOS based software
releases, have a vulnerability wherein a buffer overflow in the telnet
option handling can cause the telnet daemon to crash and result in a
switch reload. This vulnerability can be exploited to initiate a
denial of service (DoS) attack.

This vulnerability is documented as Cisco bug ID CSCdw19195.

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Reference :

Threat Level: High

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

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