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Cisco IOS XR for Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Interface Flap Vulnerability(cisco-sa-20160412-asr) CVE-2016-1376

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
5.3
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in packet processing functions of Cisco IOS XR Software running on Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause cyclic redundancy check (CRC) and symbol errors on the receiving interface of an affected device, which may lead to an interface flap.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to improper processing of packets that contain certain crafted bit patterns. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted packets to be processed by a line card of an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause CRC and symbol errors on the receiving interface of the device, which may lead to an interface flap.

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
Apr 12, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available