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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Intel Ethernet Controller Vendors:   Intel
Intel Ethernet Controller X710/XL710 Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037562
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-8106   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 9 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): X710 and XL710; NVM firmware 5.04 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Intel Ethernet Controller X710 and XL710. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target controller to stop sending and receiving data. A controller reset is required to return the system to normal operations.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target controller to stop sending and receiving data.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (NVM firmware 5.05).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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