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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XE MAC Address Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034514
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6431   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 22 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): XE 16.1.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XE. A remote user on the local network can cause the target system to crash.

A remote user on the local network can send a specially crafted packet frame with a source MAC address of 0000:0000:0000 to cause the target device to reload.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCux48405 to this vulnerability.

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

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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