Vulnerability Note VU#936177
Cisco IOS denial of service vulnerability
A vulnerability in the way Cisco IOS handles IPv6 packets could result in a remotely exploitable denial of service.
The Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) includes support for processing Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) packets.
Per Cisco Advisory cisco-sa-20080326-IPv4IPv6:
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could cause a vulnerable system to crash or stop forwarding network traffic.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Cisco Systems, Inc.||Affected||-||26 Mar 2008|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to Cisco for information that was used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2008-1153
- Date Public: 26 Mar 2008
- Date First Published: 26 Mar 2008
- Date Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008
- Severity Metric: 10.55
- Document Revision: 13
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