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Cisco IOS XE Software Simple Network Management Protocol Subsystem Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) subsystem of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to a race condition that could occur when the affected software processes an SNMP read request that contains certain criteria for a specific object ID (OID) and an active crypto session is disconnected on an affected device. An attacker who can authenticate to an affected device could trigger this vulnerability by issuing an SNMP request for a specific OID on the 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.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)