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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Unified Computing System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Unified Computing System 6200 Series Lets Remote Users Consume Excessive CPU Resources on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034381
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034381
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6415   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 10 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect switches; 2.2(3f)A
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Unified Computing System 6200 Series switches. A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

A remote user can send a TCP SYN flood of packets to the TCP port 22 on the target system while a reload is in progress to consume excessive CPU resources on the target system or prevent the reload from completing.

Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect switches are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuu81757 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system or prevent the target system from reloading.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151210-ucs

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151210-ucs (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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