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Secunia Security Advisory 50777

Secunia Security Advisory 50777
Posted Sep 28, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Cisco IOS, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | cisco
MD5 | 5de82b85eece96e8ef899de7bc9a2907

Secunia Security Advisory 50777

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Cisco IOS Intrusion Prevention System DNS Packet Handling Denial of
Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50777

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50777/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50777

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-27

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50777/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50777/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50777

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Cisco IOS, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the Intrusion
Prevention System implementation when handling DNS packets and can be
exploited to trigger a reload.

Please see the vendor's advisory for a list of affected versions.

SOLUTION:
Update to a fixed version (please see the vendor's advisory for
details).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20120926-ios-ips

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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