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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The DHCPv6 server in Cisco IOS 12.2 through 12.4 and 15.0 through 15.2 and IOS XE 2.1.x through 2.6.x, 3.1.xS before 3.1.4S, 3.1.xSG and 3.2.xSG before 3.2.5SG, 3.2.xS, 3.2.xXO, 3.3.xS, and 3.3.xSG before 3.3.1SG allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a malformed DHCPv6 packet, aka Bug ID CSCto57723.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published