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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


telnetd in Cisco IOS XR 5.0.1 on Network Convergence System 6000 devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a malformed TELNET packet, aka Bug ID CSCuq31566.

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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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