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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20697: Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Web Services Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20697: Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Web Services Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/15/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/19/2022
Modified
08/19/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the web services interface of Cisco IOS Software and Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. This vulnerability is due to improper resource management in the HTTP server code. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a large number of HTTP requests to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the device to reload, resulting in a DoS condition.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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