Control cards for Cisco Optical Networking System (ONS) 15000 series nodes before 20060405 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion and possibly card reset) by sending an invalid response when the final ACK is expected, aka bug ID CSCei45910.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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Patch Information; Exploit
20060405 Cisco Optical Networking System 15000 Series and Cisco Transport Controller Vulnerabilities
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