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Re: Cisco vulnerability on smaller catalyst switches

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Sat Jul 19 01:58:58 2003

My testing with the exploit I initially created has no effect on L2 only
catalysts, like 2924XL or so. I havenīt been able to figure out the
right sequence if any to accomplish that. No effect even on the management
interface.

Pete

>
> As part of our vulnerability tests, we have been unable to confirm that the
> smaller catalyst switches running IOS but without L3 capability are
> vulnerable.  They don't seem to react in a negative way to the same attacks
> that lock up the other devices we have tested.  Has anyone else been able to
> verify this one way or the other?
>
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