Security Activity Bulletin:

Sebastian Muniz of CORE Security Technologies has announced that he will present a proof-of-concept rootkit for Cisco IOS devices.  Muniz stated that the proposed rootkit was not designed for any specific version of Cisco IOS and could be installed on a number of devices and versions, but this data has not been confirmed.  More….

Rootkits on Cisco IOS Devices:

Cisco Response

This is the Cisco PSIRT response to an issue that was disclosed by Mr. Sebastian Muniz of Core Security Technologies at the EUSecWest security conference on May 22, 2008.

No new vulnerability on the Cisco IOS software was disclosed during the presentation. To the best of our knowledge, no exploit code has been made publicly available, and Cisco has not received any customer reports of exploitation.  More…

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Brian Dennis has been in the networking industry for more than 22 years, with a focus on Cisco networking for the past 16 years. Brian achieved his first CCIE in Routing & Switching in 1996, and is currently the only ten year CCIE that holds five CCIE certifications. Prior to working with INE, Brian taught and developed CCIE preparation courses for various well known training organizations. Brian not only brings his years of teaching experience to the classroom, but also years of real world enterprise and service provider experience.

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2 Responses to “Proof-of-Concept Rootkit Announced for Cisco IOS Devices”

  1. aleph123 says:

    The blog of the creator of DIK (Da Ios rootKit) is here an it contains some posts about Cisco response published about his presentation. It’s worth reading.

  2. Daniel Craig says:

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