Cisco Service Control Engine (SCE) SSH credentials denial of service

cisco-sce-ssh-credentials-dos (42567) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco Service Control Engine (SCE) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error during the SSH login process. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using certain credentials to change the authentication method, resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to cisco-sa-20080521-sce for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • cisco-sa-20080521-sce: Cisco Service Control Engine Denial of Service Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-29316: Cisco Service Control Engine SSH Server Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • BID-29609: Icon Labs Iconfidant SSH Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-0535: Unspecified vulnerability in the SSH server in (1) Cisco Service Control Engine (SCE) before 3.1.6, and (2) Icon Labs Iconfidant SSH before 2.3.8, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device instability) via SSH credentials that attempt to change the authentication method
  • OSVDB ID: 45687: Cisco Cisco Service Control Engine (SCE) SSH Engine Authentication Method Manipulation Remote DoS
  • SA30316: Cisco Service Control Engine SSH Server Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • SA30590: Iconfidant SSH Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020074: Cisco Service Control Engine SSH Server Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
  • US-CERT VU#626979: Icon Labs SSH server vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Service Control Engine 3.1.6

Reported:

May 21, 2008

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