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Cisco Nexus and Cisco Multilayer Director Switches MOTD Telnet Login Reset Vulnerability (Cisco-SA-20150610-CVE-2015-0775)

Severity
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CVSSv3 Score
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Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the Message of the Day (MOTD) or banner functionality of the NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the login process to reset.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to the MOTD display handling when a certain type of terminal session is requested via Telnet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by repeatedly issuing a Telnet session to the NX-OS device, causing the login process to reset. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the login process of the NX-OS device to reset repeatedly.

Recommendation

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Codename
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Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Jun 12, 2015
Detection added at
Software Type
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Vendor
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Product
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