Cisco warns of ICMP-based attacks on routers

Thursday, 14 April 2005, 11:31 AM EST

In its second IOS security bulletin in a week, Cisco warned that a common management protocol used on the Internet could be used to launch denial-of-service attacks against Cisco routers and other IP-based gear.

The security advisory warns of potential attacks based on Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), which could cause an IOS-based device to become inaccessible.

By Phil Hochmuth at NWF.

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