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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2739

The SERVICE.DNS signature engine in the Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) in Cisco IOS 12.3 and 12.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device crash or hang) via network traffic that triggers unspecified IPS signatures, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447.
Publish Date : 2008-09-26 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Cisco IOS IPS Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6058 ios
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2739

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3xr Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3yh Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3xs Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3yk Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3xx Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Cisco IOS 12.3yi Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3t Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3ys Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3ya Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3xl Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3yt Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3yd Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3xq Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3za Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.3yg Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xt Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xa Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xv Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xc Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xe Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Cisco IOS 12.4xf Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xj Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Hardware Cisco IOS 12.4xk Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco IOS 21
Cisco IOS 2

- References For CVE-2008-2739
VUPEN ADV-2008-2670
CISCO 20080924 Cisco IOS IPS Denial of Service Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2739

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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