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Cisco NX-OS Border Gateway Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20161005-bgp) CVE-2016-1454

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
6.5
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) implementation of Cisco NX-OS System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to the device unexpectedly reloading.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to incomplete input validation of the BGP update messages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted BGP update message to the targeted device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the switch to reload unexpectedly.

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
Oct 6, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available