Fiasco: BlackHat, Cisco, ISS, Lynn

[This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.]

There are far too many articles covering this topic to justify me rewriting the story in my own words. So in summary, relevant links with background. End up with Schneier’s commentary for a good summary and additional links.

BlackHat Briefings: Cisco IOS Security Architecture by Michael Lynn

Security researcher quits job and blows whistle on Cisco’s fatal flaws

Cisco, ISS file suit against rogue researcher

Cisco Security Hole a Whopper,1848,68328,00.html

Cisco Security Advisory: IPv6 Crafted Packet Vulnerability

Cisco, ISS, Michael Lynn and Black Hat sign legal accord
Cisco settles dispute with flaw researcher

Text of the Cisco-ISS-Lynn-Black Hat Agreement

Rick Forno hosts Lynn PDF, gets C&D from ISS

Cisco Harasses Security Researcher

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