Cisco IOS XE Software Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/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 the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) parsing function of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an affected device to reload.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of L2TP packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted L2TP packet to an affected device.

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.

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