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Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU)

VN-2017-15


Vulnerability in Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, and 7000 Series Switches
Severity Rating: Medium
System Affected:  
 
  • Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, and 7000 Series Switches
Description:
A vulnerability was identified in Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, and 7000 Series Switches that could allow a remote user to cause the affected device to reload.
The vulnerability exists due to improper processing of crafted IS-IS protocol packets.  A remote user on the local network can send specially crafted Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) protocol packets to cause a reload of the affected device.
Source:
Solution
Users are advised to apply updates.
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Vendor Information
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CVE Information
 
References
Security Tracker
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Contact Information
 
Postal address
Mauritian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-MU)
National Computer Board
7th Floor, Stratton Court
La Poudriere Street
Port Louis