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Cisco Security Notice: Cisco IOS XR Software Malformed SNMP Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2015-0661
CVE ID: CVE-2015-0661
Release Date: 2015 March 5 22:54  UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2015 March 5 22:54  UTC (GMT)


Summary

A vulnerability in Simple Network Management Protocol version 2 (SNMPv2) processing of Cisco IOS XR Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the SNMP daemon (snmpd) process on an affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of a malformed SNMPv2 packet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed SNMP packet to be processed by an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a reload of the snmpd process on the device.

Affected Products

ProductMore InformationCVSS
Cisco IOS XR SoftwareCSCur258584.0/3.3

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