Intrusion Prevention

BGP.Open.Params.Long.Capabilities.Entries.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in the implementation of Border Gateway Protocol.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles malicious BGP open messages. A remote attack may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system via sending of multiple BGP open messages.

Affected Products

N/A

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.