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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XR IPv6 ipv6_io Service Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032615
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4191   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): IOS XR 5.2.1; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XR. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted IPv6 packet to cause the target ipv6_io service to reload.

Devices configured for IPv6 are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuq95565 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the ipv6_io service to reload.
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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