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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
The remote router contains a vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitary code on it.
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 :
Cisco has made a set of patches available which are listed at the address above.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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