Family: CISCO --> Category: infos
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.
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/252833
Threat Level: High
*** As Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote host
*** this might be a false positive
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.