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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS/IOS XE QoS Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040582
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0151   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 28 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS and IOS XE. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to UDP port 18999 on the target system to trigger a buffer overflow in the quality of service (QoS) subsystem and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges on the target system.

Traffic transiting a device is not an attack vector.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf73881 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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