Cisco IOS XR Software Memory Exhaustion Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20131002-iosxr)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

Cisco IOS XR Software version 4.3.1 contains a vulnerability that could
result in complete packet memory exhaustion. Successful exploitation
could render critical services on the affected device unable to allocate
packets resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. Cisco has
released free software updates that address this vulnerability.
Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are available.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e3edb503

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory
cisco-sa-20131002-iosxr.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 71437 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62770

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5503