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Cisco Bug: CSCvt34924 - Memory corruption due to Key-string

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Sep 22, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series Switches

Known Affected Releases

15.2(7)E

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Switches running 03.xx.xx or 16.06.xx or 16.09.xx images might reload unexpectedly when string key with more than 8 characters is configured.

Conditions:
When configuring string with more than 8 characters the switch might reload. 

Switch>enable
Switch#
Switch#conf ter
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.
Switch(config)#key config-key 1 [20 char] <<<< Example
Switch(config)#
chunk_diagnose, code = 1   << switch reloads due to corruption with memory. 
chunk name is MallocLite
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