National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-6396
Original release date:01/19/2013
Cisco NX-OS on Nexus 7000 series switches does not properly handle certain line-card replacements, which might allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted configuration that references interfaces that do not exist on the new card, aka Bug ID CSCud44300.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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External Source: SECTRACK
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20130110 Cisco Nexus 7000 Denial of Service Vulnerability
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