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Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software DHCP Client Denial of Service Vulnerability CVE-2017-3864

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
8.6
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the DHCP client implementation of Cisco IOS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Risk description

The vulnerability occurs during the parsing of a crafted DHCP packet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted DHCP packets to an affected device that is configured as a DHCP client. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a reload of an affected device, resulting in a DoS condition.

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
Mar 22, 2017
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available