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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4910

Original release date: 09/20/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The web administration interface (mainApp) to Cisco IDS before 4.1(5c), and IPS 5.0 before 5.0(6p1) and 5.1 before 5.1(2) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (unresponsive device) via a crafted SSLv2 Client Hello packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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 disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3721
External Source: BID
Name: 20124
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016891
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20060920 Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Management Interface Denial of Service and Fragmented Packet Evasion Vulnerabilities
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#642076
External Source: XF
Name: cisco-ips-ssl-dos(29056)

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