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Re: Should nmap cause a DoS on cisco routers?
From: bk <chort0 () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 17:35:42 -0700


On Jul 9, 2010, at 8:49 AM, Dario Ciccarone (dciccaro) wrote:


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Hi there:

      Once again, this is Dario Ciccarone with the Cisco PSIRT. This
email's purpose is to provide our conclusions on the investigation we
performed on this issue. 

<snip>
      Second, this *is* indeed a vulnerability on Cisco IOS that *can
be
triggered* by an nmap scan. But before everyone run to the nearest
Linux box to run an nmap scan against their neighbor's network and
attempts to trigger it: this is a *known* and *previously publicly
disclosed* vulnerability, for which the Cisco PSIRT published an
advisory back in 2004:

Handy flow chart for handling possible bug discoveries:
http://www.smtps.net/images/i-think-i-found-a-bug.jpg

(I'm sure this will come back to haunt me at some point)

--
chort



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