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Family: CISCO --> Category: infos

Cisco IOS IPv6 Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote router contains a vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitary code on it.

Description :

The remote version of IOS is vulnerable to a code execution vulnerability when
processing malformed IPv6 packets.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to ability to send a malformed
packet from a local segment and may exploit this issue to cause the remote
device to reload repeatedly or to execute arbitrary code in the remote IOS.

See also :

Solution :

Cisco has made a set of patches available which are listed at the address above.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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