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Cisco Security Notice

Cisco ONS 15454 Controller Card Denial of Service Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-6702
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6702
Release Date: 2013 December 3 14:39  UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 December 10 14:26  UTC (GMT)

Summary

A vulnerability in the management functions of the Cisco ONS 15454 Controller Cards could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the control card to reset.

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of packets received on the controller card. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specific set of packets to the control card. An exploit could allow the attacker to trigger the control card to reset.

Affected Products

ProductMore InformationCVSS
Cisco ONS 15454 System SoftwareCSCtz50902, CSCuh890204.3/3.6

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