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Re: New Cisco Vulnerability

  • From: Jay Hennigan
  • Date: Wed Jul 16 16:22:16 2003

On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, John Payne wrote:

> --On Wednesday, July 16, 2003 12:50 PM -0700 Gregory Hicks
> <ghicks@cadence.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >> From: "Vincent J. Bono" <vbono@vinny.org>
> >> Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 15:17:54 -0400
> >>
> >> Hello All,
> >>
> >> There seem to be rumors going around that there is a new major Cisco
> >> vulnerability but only the major backbones are being given fixes
> >> right now.
> >
> > Not 100% true...  Anyone with a Catalyst 4000/5000/6000 can get it -
> > free.  See this URL for details.
> >
> > http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20030709-swtcp.shtml
>
>
> Different vulnerability from what I hear.

I'm hearing similar rumors, and Genuity has a "planned emergency
maintenance" tomorrow morning, and there's some major weirdness with
our AT&T feed over the past half hour.

The rumored vulnerability is IOS, not CatOS and supposedly causes a reload,
not a telnet DoS.

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