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Cisco Carrier Routing System IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20160914-crs) CVE-2016-6401

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
5.3
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in IPv6 over MPLS packet processing of Cisco IOS XR for Cisco Carrier Routing System (CRS) platforms could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a reload of the affected line card.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to insufficient logic in processing of crafted IPv6 over MPLS packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted IPv6 over MPLS packet to be processed by an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a reload of the affected line card.

Recommendation

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Sep 17, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available