CVE-2016-1409

NVD - CVE-2016-1409

CVE-2016-1409 Detail

Current Description

The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in Cisco IOS XE 2.1 through 3.17S, IOS XR 2.0.0 through 5.3.2, and NX-OS allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (packet-processing outage) via crafted ND messages, aka Bug ID CSCuz66542, as exploited in the wild in May 2016.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160525-ipv6 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20160824-01-ipv6-en Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90872 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035962 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035963 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035964 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035965 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036651

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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