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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XR for Carrier Routing System OSPFv3 Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036832
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1433   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 15 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): NCS6000 Series; IOS XR
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XR for Carrier Routing System. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send specially crafted OSPFv3 packets to trigger a logic error and cause the target OSPFv3 process to restart on the target device. As a result, data traffic relying on the OSPF exchanged routes may be adversely affected.

Cisco 64-bit releases of IOS XR for Cisco NCS6000 series devices are affected.

Systems configured to process OSPFv3 are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz66289 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target OSPFv3 service to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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