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CVE-2018-15428 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the implementation of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) functionality in Cisco IOS XR Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to incorrect processing of certain BGP update messages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending BGP update messages that include a specific, malformed attribute to be processed by an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the BGP process to restart unexpectedly, resulting in a DoS condition. The Cisco implementation of BGP accepts incoming BGP traffic only from explicitly defined peers. To exploit this vulnerability, the malicious BGP update message would need to come from a configured, valid BGP peer, or would need to be injected by the attacker into the victim's BGP network on an existing, valid TCP connection to a BGP peer.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/05/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041790
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181003-iosxr-dos

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15428
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/07/2018