Cisco Catalyst 6500 and Cisco 7600 series devices use 127/8 IP addresses for Ethernet Out-of-Band Channel (EOBC) internal communication, which might allow remote attackers to send packets to an interface for which network exposure was unintended.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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