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Cisco IOS XR Software for NCS 6000 Series Devices OSPF Packet Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the OSPFv3 processing of Cisco IOS XR Software for Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 6000 Series devices could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the OSPFv3 process and result in a limited denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to insufficient logic in the processing of crafted OSPFv3 packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted OSPFv3 packets to be processed by 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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