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CVE-2015-6359 Detail

Current Description

The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in Cisco IOS 15.3(3)S0.1 on ASR devices mishandles internal tables, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or device crash) via a flood of crafted ND messages, aka Bug ID CSCup28217.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151214-ios Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79200
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034432

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios:15.2\(4\)e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios:15.2\(4\)pi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios:15.2\(4\)st:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios:15.2\(5\)st:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios:15.3\(3\)s0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6359
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016