Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Ethernet traffic denial of service

cisco-wlc-ethernet-traffic-dos (33607) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) could allow a remote attacker on the local network segment to cause a denial of service. By sending malformed Ethernet traffic, a remote attacker could cause the controller to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to cisco-sa-20070412-wlc for upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • cisco-sa-20070412-wlc: Cisco Security Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller and Cisco Lightweight Access Points.
  • BID-23461: Cisco Wireless Lan Controller Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2037: Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) before 3.2.116.21, and 4.0.x before 4.0.155.0, allows remote attackers on a local network to cause a denial of service (device crash) via malformed Ethernet traffic.
  • OSVDB ID: 34135: Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Malformed Ethernet Traffic DoS
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017908: Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Lets Remote Users Modify the Configuration and Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Wireless LAN Controller 3.2
  • Cisco Wireless LAN Controller 4.0

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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