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Cisco Bug: CSCup52101 - EnergyWise Denial of Service vulnerabilty

Last Modified

Apr 19, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco IOS

Known Affected Releases

15.2(1.1)

Description (partial)

A vulnerability in the EnergyWise module of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of crafted EnergyWise packets destined to an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted EnergyWise packet to be processed by an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a reload of the affected device.

Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability. 
There are no workarounds for this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20140806-energywise

PSIRT Evaluation:
The Cisco PSIRT has assigned this bug the following CVSS version 2 score. The Base and Temporal CVSS scores as of the time of evaluation are 
7.8/7.4:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/cvssCalculator.x?vector=AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C/E:F/RL:U/RC:C&version=2.0
CVE ID CVE-2014-3327 has been assigned to document this issue.
Additional information on Cisco's security vulnerability policy can be found at the following URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_vulnerability_policy.html

Symptom:
A vulnerability in the EnergyWise module of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected device.

Conditions:
The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of crafted EnergyWise packets destined to an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability 
by sending a crafted EnergyWise packet to be processed by an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a reload of the affected 
device.
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