Cisco CSS UDP packet denial of service

cisco-css-udp-dos (15388) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco Content Services Switch (CSS) 11000 series switches running with WebNS are vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By sending malformed UDP packets to the management port (UDP port 5002), a remote attacker can cause the device to reload.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Cisco WebNS Software for your device (05.0(04.07)S or later or 06.10(02.05)S or later), available from the Cisco Security Advisory 2004 dated March 4 at 1700 UTC (GMT). See References.

References:

  • Cisco Systems Inc. Security Advisory, 2004 March 4 at 1700 UTC (GMT): Cisco CSS 11000 Series Content Services Switches Malformed UDP Packet Vulnerability.
  • BID-9806: Cisco Content Service Switch Management Port UDP Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0352: Cisco 11000 Series Content Services Switches (CSS) running WebNS 5.0(x) before 05.0(04.07)S, and 6.10(x) before 06.10(02.05)S allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reset) via a malformed packet to UDP port 5002.
  • OSVDB ID: 4139: Cisco Content Services Switch 11000 Series WebNS DoS
  • US-CERT VU#363374: Cisco CSS 11000 Series Content Services Switch vulnerable to DoS via malformed UDP packets

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Content Services Switch 11000
  • Cisco Content Services Switch 11050
  • Cisco Content Services Switch 11150
  • Cisco Content Services Switch 11800

Reported:

Mar 04, 2004

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