Cisco IOS before 12.3-7-JA2 on Aironet Wireless Access Points (WAP) allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (termination of packet passing or termination of client connections) by sending the management interface a large number of spoofed ARP packets, which creates a large ARP table that exhausts memory, aka Bug ID CSCsc16644.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20060112 Access Point Memory Exhaustion from ARP Attacks
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