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Cisco Bug: CSCup90144 - Potential buffer overflow for Ethernet frame w/Unknown type

Last Modified

Aug 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controllers

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Description (partial)

When Ethernet frames with a type of 0xfffe (Unknown) are sent to the management interface logs with text similar to the sample below will be produced:
FP0.0FP0.06:[0000,0x24b630ce]: 2A2A2A2A 2A2A2A2A 2A2A2A2A 2A2A2A2A **FP0.05:(4838)fp_ingress_control: dpId=42 number of dps=1
The frames are discarded.

The  Ethernet frames must be sent with a  type of 0xfffe (Unknown) from an adjacent host.
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