Linksys SPA2102 Phone Adapter ping denial of service

linksys-spa2102-phoneadapter-ping-dos (41436) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Linksys SPA2102 Phone Adapter is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of network datagrams. By sending an overly large number of ICMP Echo Requests (Ping), a remote attacker could cause the device to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.1
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Mar 23 2008 - 22:53:34 CDT: Linksys phone adapter denial of service.
  • Linksys Web site: SPA2102 .
  • BID-28414: Linksys SPA-2102 Phone Adapter Packet Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2092: Linksys SPA-2102 Phone Adapter 3.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long ping packet (ping of death). NOTE: the severity of this issue has been disputed since there are limited attack scenarios.
  • OSVDB ID: 44602: Cisco Linksys SPA2102 Phone Adapter Crafted Ping Packet DoS
  • SA29523: Linksys SPA2102 Phone Adapter Denial of Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Linksys SPA2102 3.3.6

Reported:

Mar 23, 2008

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