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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS/IOS XE IPv6 SNMP Processing Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039290
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039290
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12211   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS/IOS XE. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can send specially SNMP data to trigger a flaw in the processing of IPv6 packets and consume excessive CPU resources on the target system or cause the target device to reload.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb14640 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system or cause the target device to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170906-snmp

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170906-snmp (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170906-snmp

 
 


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