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Cisco Nexus 5000 Series NX-OS USB Driver Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034295
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6394   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 5 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Nexus 5000 Series; 5.2(9)N1(1)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Nexus 5000 Series NX-OS. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted parameters to the target USB driver to cause the kernel to crash.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCus89408 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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