Cisco NX-OS CDP Remote Exploit

A vulnerability has been reported as Cisco Bug ID CSCtf08873 which states that a CDP packet with a long Device ID crashes CDPD on N7k. Our research indicated that the vulnerability corrupts the state of the heap, leading to an exploitable scenario, which allows to gain administrator privileges. This module exploits such vulnerability in order to install an agent. This is an early release module. This is not the final version of this module. It is a pre-released version in order to deliver a module as quickly as possible to our customers that may be useful in some situations. Since this module is not the final version it may contain bugs or have limited functionality and may not have complete or accurate documentation.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 19:00