This signature fires when it detects what is determined to be a packet that may cause the Cisco IOS Telnet DoS. It does not detect the DoS explicitly in and of itself.The exact details of this vulnerability as well as the details of what this signature detects in relation to it have not been made public at this time. Please visit http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20040827-telnet.shtml for more information regarding the advisory.
Non-IOS hosts are recommended to be filtered from this signature.
Clients entering the network via a VPN tunnel and connecting to non-IOS devices via telnet may cause the signature to fire.
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