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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3806

Original release date: 09/26/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cisco IOS 12.0 through 12.4 on Cisco 10000, uBR10012 and uBR7200 series devices handles external UDP packets that are sent to 127.0.0.0/8 addresses intended for IPC communication within the device, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device or linecard reload) via crafted UDP packets, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3805.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: ios-udp-ipc-dos-variant2(45592)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31990
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=16646
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7123
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20080924 Cisco 10000, uBR10012, uBR7200 Series Devices IPC Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7123
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)