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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20915: Cisco IOS XE Software IPv6 VPN over MPLS Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20915: Cisco IOS XE Software IPv6 VPN over MPLS 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
10/12/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the implementation of IPv6 VPN over MPLS (6VPE) with Zone-Based Firewall (ZBFW) of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to improper error handling of an IPv6 packet that is forwarded from an MPLS and ZBFW-enabled interface in a 6VPE deployment. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted IPv6 packet sourced from a device on the IPv6-enabled virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) interface through the affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to reload the device, resulting in a DoS condition.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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