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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS and IOS XE IKEv2 Client Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036955
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6423   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 6 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS and IOS XE. A remote user can cause the target system to reload.

A remote user (IKEv2 server) can return specially crafted Internet Key Exchange version 2 (IKEv2) packets to the connected client to cause the target client system to reload.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCux97540 to this vulnerability.

Reuben Farrelly reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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