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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco NX-OS Software IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1964)

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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco NX-OS Software IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1964)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/28/2019
Created
08/30/2019
Added
08/29/2019
Modified
09/06/2019

Description

A vulnerability in the IPv6 traffic processing of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an unexpected restart of the netstack process on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of IPv6 traffic sent through an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed IPv6 packet through an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition while the netstack process restarts. A sustained attack could lead to a reboot of the device.

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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