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Re: Should nmap cause a DoS on cisco routers?
From: "Dobbins, Roland" <rdobbins () arbor net>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2010 07:11:58 +0000


On Jul 9, 2010, at 10:49 PM, Dario Ciccarone (dciccaro) wrote:

      "Cisco Security Advisory: Vulnerabilities in SNMP Message
Processing" - which can be found at
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20040420-snmp.shtml .
The bug ID on our bug database being CSCed68575.

This is a good reminder that it's always a good idea to go through the relevant security advisories of the relevant 
vendors, ensuring that any vendor-supplied fixes have been applied, before reporting a possible vulnerability - 
especially in a public forum.

The assumption is generally that OPs have taken the opportunity to do so prior to posting; it's also a good reminder 
that this isn't necessarily the case, and that due diligence is something to which everyone can contribute.
 
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Roland Dobbins <rdobbins () arbor net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

    Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.

                        -- H.L. Mencken



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