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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS/IOS XE BGP Attribute Processing Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Cause the Target Device to Reload
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036321
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036321
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1459   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 16 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS/IOS XE. A remote authenticated user can cause the target system to reload.

A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) message to trigger a BGP attribute processing flaw and cause the target device to reload.


The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz21061 to this vulnerability.

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

The vendor has described some workarounds in their advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160715-bgp

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160715-bgp (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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