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Cisco PIM Multicast Denial of Service Attack

 
Signature ID: 6999/0
Original Release:S358
Release:S620 (download)
Original Release Date:2008 September 24
Latest Release Date:2012 January 19
Default Enabled:False
Default Retired:True
Alarm Severity:Medium
Fidelity:90 

Description

This signature detects a malformed Protocol-Independent Multicast (PIM) multicast packet. This type of pcaket can crash a Cisco IOS device configured for PIM.

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Benign Triggers

There are no known benign triggers.

IntelliShield Alerts

IntelliShield ID Headline VersionCVSS ScoreLast Published
16638Cisco IOS Gigabit Switch Router PIM Packet Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability17.8/6.42008 September 24 19:25 GMT

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