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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XR Routing Update Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040344
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0132   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 7 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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

The system does not properly process extremely long routing updates. A remote user can send a large routing update to trigger an inconsistency between the forwarding information base (FIB) and the routing information base (RIB) and cause denial of service conditions.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCus84718 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
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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