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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco NX-OS Software Crafted DHCPv4 Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2015-6392)

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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco NX-OS Software Crafted DHCPv4 Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2015-6392)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2017
Modified
03/06/2023

Description

Cisco NX-OS 4.1 through 7.3 and 11.0 through 11.2 on Nexus 2000, 5000, 5500, 5600, 6000, 7000, 7700, and 9000 devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device crash) via crafted IPv4 DHCP packets to the (1) DHCPv4 relay agent or (2) smart relay agent, aka Bug IDs CSCuq24603, CSCur93159, CSCus21693, and CSCut76171.

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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