Cisco Carrier Routing System IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20160914-crs) CVE-2016-6401
- CVSSv3 Score
- 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.
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.
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