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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Cisco NX-OS 4.1 through 7.3 and 11.0 through 11.2 on Nexus 2000, 5000, 5500, 5600, 6000, 7000, 7700, and 9000 devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device crash) via crafted IPv4 DHCP packets to the (1) DHCPv4 relay agent or (2) smart relay agent, aka Bug IDs CSCuq24603, CSCur93159, CSCus21693, and CSCut76171.

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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