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Cisco IOS Software Link Layer Discovery Protocol Processing Code Denial of Service Vulnerability CVE-2016-1424

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
6.5
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) packet processing code of Cisco IOS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause an affected device to crash. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of crafted LLDP packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted LLDP packet. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) condition on an affected platform. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Risk description
Not available
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
Jun 19, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available