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Thoughts on the Recently Announced Vulnerabilities in Cisco NetFlow Appliances

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2017 10:51:17 AM / by Josep Sanjuas posted in News

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A couple of days ago Cisco announced a vulnerability in some of their NetFlow appliances. The vulnerability itself was not especially grave: an error in processing certain SCTP packets could be abused to remotely hang or reboot the appliance. The SCTP protocol is not widely used, and that is, most likely, one of the reasons why such a vulnerability stayed undetected for a long time.

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