Cisco challenges firewall flaw

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 12:10 PM EST

Cisco has said it is unable to confirm a major vulnerability in its firewall products, two weeks after a security researcher announced the flaw at a hackers' conference.

German security expert Hendrik Scholz told delegates at the Black Hat event that a specially-crafted SIP message could force a Cisco PIX firewall to open a UDP connection into an organisation's network.

At Communications News.

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