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Improper Initialization


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A vulnerability in Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) functions of Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers running Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.13.6S, 3.16.2S, or 3.17.1S could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause high CPU usage on an affected device, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. More Information: CSCux68796. Known Affected Releases: 15.5(3)S2.1 15.6(1)S1.1. Known Fixed Releases: 15.4(3)S6.1 15.4(3)S6.2 15.5(3)S2.2 15.5(3)S3 15.6(0.22)S0.23 15.6(1)S2 16.2(0.295) 16.3(0.94) 15.5.3S3.

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  • HIGH

CWE-665 - Improper Initialization

The software does not initialize or incorrectly initializes a resource, which might leave the resource in an unexpected state when it is accessed or used.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published