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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Cisco IOS XR 4.2.0, 4.3.0, 5.0.0, 5.1.0, 5.2.0, 5.2.2, 5.2.4, 5.3.0, and 5.3.2 does not properly restrict the number of Path Computation Elements (PCEs) for OSPF LSA opaque area updates, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a crafted update, aka Bug ID CSCuw83486.

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  • HIGH

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