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Cisco IOS Frame Forwarding Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in Cisco IOS on Catalysts Switches and Nexus 9300 Series Switches could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a Layer 2 network storm.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability occurs because the software forwards Layer 2 frames that should be consumed by the first hop. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting the Layer 2 frame into the network segment.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)