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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2016-6457)

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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2016-6457)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

A vulnerability in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Platform Leaf Switches for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the affected device. This vulnerability affects Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Leaf Switches (TOR) - ACI Mode and Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). More Information: CSCuy93241. Known Affected Releases: 11.2(2x) 11.2(3x) 11.3(1x) 11.3(2x) 12.0(1x). Known Fixed Releases: 11.2(2i) 11.2(2j) 11.2(3f) 11.2(3g) 11.2(3h) 11.2(3l) 11.3(0.236) 11.3(1j) 11.3(2i) 11.3(2j) 12.0(1r).

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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