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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS/IOS-XE DHCPv6 SOLICIT Message Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032210
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0708   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 29 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): IOS 5.4S 15.4(3)S, 15.4(3)S1, 15.4SN, 15.4(3)SN1, 15.5S, 15.5(1)S; IOS-XE 3.13S.0, 3.13S.1, 3.14S.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS and IOS XE. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user on the adjacent network can send specially crafted DHCPv6 packets to cause the target device to crash.

DHCPv6 packets for a SOLICIT message for an Identity Association for Non-Temporary Addresses (IA-NA) can trigger this flaw.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCur29956 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user on the adjacent network can cause the target device to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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