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Cisco IOS XE Software Autonomic Control Plane Channel Information Disclosure Vulnerability CVE-2017-6665

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Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the Autonomic Networking feature of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to reset the Autonomic Control Plane (ACP) of an affected system and view ACP packets that are transferred in clear text within an affected system.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to unknown reasons. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by capturing and replaying ACP packets that are transferred within an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to reset the ACP of an affected system, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. A successful exploit could also allow the attacker to capture and view ACP packets, which should have been encrypted over the ACP, in clear text.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Aug 7, 2017
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