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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Wireless LAN Controller wIPS Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Restart
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036720
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6376   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 1 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller. A remote user can cause the target system to restart.

A remote user on the local network can send a specially crafted Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (wIPS) packet to trigger an input validation flaw and cause the target system to restart.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz40263 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to restarted.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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