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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The data-link switching (DLSw) component in Cisco IOS 12.0 through 12.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device restart or memory consumption) via crafted (1) UDP port 2067 or (2) IP protocol 91 packets.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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