On Jul 1, 2010, at 5:23 PM, Thierry Zoller wrote:
If a device crashes when being scanned - it's a vulnerability.
It sounds to me as if what happened was that he ended up driving the
CPUs of the devices in question to 100%, and they stopped handling
control-plane traffic and fell over. There are infrastructure
self-protection best current practices (BCPs) which can be deployed
to defend against infrastructure-targeted DoS.