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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Cisco IOS XR 4.0.1 through 4.2.0 for CRS-3 Carrier Routing System allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NPU ASIC scan and line-card reload) via crafted IPv6 extension headers, aka Bug ID CSCtx03546.

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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

  • Published