Redback Networks Inc. Information for VU#415294

The Border Gateway Protocol relies on persistent TCP sessions without specifying authentication requirements

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Redback Networks, Inc. has identified that the vulnerability described in TA04-111A may affect its products. To that end Redback has been providing security workarounds to protect existing installations and will issue software patches to provide a more robust solution to the problem. The SmartEdge Transport product line is unaffected by this vulnerability. Customers should contact Redback Networks Technical Assistance Center [Domestic TAC number (877) 733 2225; International TAC number is 31-104987777; Web: www.redback.com/support ] for more information and workarounds.

Vendor Information

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Vendor References

None

Addendum

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