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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASR 900 Series Router TL1 Port Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037179
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6441   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 2 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 900 Series: ASR902, ASR903, and ASR907; 3.17.0S, 3.17.1S, 3.17.2S, 3.18.0S, 3.18.1S
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASR 900 Series Routers. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to the target Transaction Language 1 (TL1) port to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system or cause the target device to reload.

The Cisco ASR ASR902, ASR903, and ASR907 series routers are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuy15175 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system or cause the target system to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.17.3S [planned for November 30, 2016], 3.18.2S).

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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