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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Nexus 9000 Series ACI Mode Switch Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Reload
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034928
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6398   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 4 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Nexus 9000 Series ACI Mode Switches; prior to 11.0(1c)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Nexus 9000 Series ACI Mode Switch. A remote user can cause the target system to reload.

A remote user can send a specially crafted ICMP packet with the IPv4 Type 7 option set for record route to an interface on the target device to cause the target device to reload.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuq57512 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.0(1c)).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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