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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco NX-OS CDP Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027352
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2469   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 7 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Nexus 7000 Series Switches; 4.2, 5.0, 5.1, and 5.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco NX-OS. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) packet to cause the target device to reset.

Systems with the High Availability (HA) policy configured for Reset are affected.

Cisco has assigned Bug IDs CSCtk34535 and CSCtk19132 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target device to reset.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.2(1)).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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