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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6706

Original release date: 11/28/2013
Last revised: 12/13/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Cisco Express Forwarding processing module in Cisco IOS XE allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via crafted MPLS packets that are not properly handled during IP header validation, aka Bug ID CSCuj23992.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=31950
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1029407
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 100394
External Source: BID
Name: 63979
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20131127 Cisco IOS XE Software IP Header Sanity Check Denial of Service Vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55817

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