Intrusion Prevention

Cisco.CSCdv50135.Telnet.Buffer.Overflow

Description

It indicates an attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Cisco Broadband Operating System.
The vulnerability is due to an error when handling overly large packets via telnet. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted packet.

Affected Products

Cisco CBOS 2.4.4
Cisco CBOS 2.4.3
Cisco CBOS 2.4.2 b
Cisco CBOS 2.4.2 ap
Cisco CBOS 2.4.2
Cisco CBOS 2.4.1
Cisco CBOS 2.3.9
Cisco CBOS 2.3.8
Cisco CBOS 2.3.7 .002
Cisco CBOS 2.3.7
Cisco CBOS 2.3.5 .015
Cisco CBOS 2.3.5
Cisco CBOS 2.3.2
Cisco CBOS 2.3 .053
Cisco CBOS 2.3
Cisco CBOS 2.2.1 a
Cisco CBOS 2.2.1
Cisco CBOS 2.2
Cisco CBOS 2.1 a
Cisco CBOS 2.1
Cisco CBOS 2.0.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.cisco.com/