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Cisco IOS Software Link Layer Discovery Protocol Processing Code 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

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) packet processing code of Cisco IOS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause an affected device to crash. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of crafted LLDP packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted LLDP packet. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) condition on an affected platform. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

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)