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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20856: Cisco IOS XE Wireless Controller Software for the Catalyst 9000 Family CAPWAP Mobility Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20856: Cisco IOS XE Wireless Controller Software for the Catalyst 9000 Family CAPWAP Mobility Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2022
Created
09/30/2022
Added
09/29/2022
Modified
10/07/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the processing of Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) Mobility messages in Cisco IOS XE Wireless Controller Software for the Catalyst 9000 Family could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to a logic error and improper management of resources related to the handling of CAPWAP Mobility messages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted CAPWAP Mobility packets to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to exhaust resources on the affected device. This would cause the device to reload, resulting in a DoS condition.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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