It supposedly requires 75 packets which is the
default amount of slots
in the "process switched" input queue on an
interface. There have been
packets stuck in the input queue in previous
occasions but I suspect
this is readily exploitable remotely.
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Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 10:17
Subject: New Cisco Vulnerability
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.
Something about packets malformed in a certain
manner cause the router to wedge.
Can anyne shed any light on or off