The Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is a proprietary Data Link Layer protocol developed by Cisco Systems. It is used to share information about other directly connected Cisco equipment, such as the operating system version and IP address. CDP can also be used for On-Demand Routing, which is a method of including routing information in CDP announcements so that dynamic routing protocols do not need to be used in simple networks.This tutorial is about how to attack a router which enable CDP protocol.
When a exploit has been discovered in an operating system or program the vendor pushes a patch or upgrade that eliminates the vulnerability. “Hardening” is the act of...Read more