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.
Cisco has made updates available to address this issue.
Thanks to Cisco for information that was used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
|Date First Published:||2008-03-26|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-03-27 14:30 UTC|