Unspecified vulnerability in Cisco IOS 12.0 through 12.4, IOS XE 2.1.x through 2.3.x before 2.3.2, and IOS XR 3.2.x through 3.4.3, when Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload or process restart) via a crafted LDP packet, aka Bug IDs CSCsz45567 and CSCsj25893.
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
Cisco IOS Software, Cisco IOS XE Software, and Cisco IOS XR Software devices are vulnerable if they are configured to listen for either targeted LDP hello messages or link LDP hello messages.
All versions of Cisco IOS Software and Cisco IOS XE Software that support MPLS are affected. Cisco IOS XR Software is affected in releases prior to 3.5.2.'
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20100324 Cisco IOS Software Multiprotocol Label Switching Packet Vulnerability
Advisory; Patch Information